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synonyms for discrediting

  • adverse
  • corrosive
  • detrimental
  • hostile
  • negative
  • offensive
  • troublesome
  • vicious
  • abrasive
  • antagonistic
  • cankerous
  • caustic
  • contrary
  • deleterious
  • derogatory
  • discouraging
  • erosive
  • injurious
  • invalidating
  • opposed
  • undermining

antonyms for discrediting

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  • advantageous
  • agreeable
  • friendly
  • gentle
  • good
  • helpful
  • kind
  • nice
  • aiding
  • assisting
  • building
  • creative
  • encouraging
  • hopeful
  • positive
  • productive
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How to use discrediting in a sentence

He might be discredited—rich men have a way sometimes of discrediting poor witnesses.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
We see here that Crescas is interested in discrediting the logic chopping of the philosophers.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
In fact, she went the length of discrediting it altogether, as "Only Goody Wilson, when all was said and done."
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
You will understand at once that I have no thought of criticizing theology or of discrediting it, if I could.
QUIET TALKS WITH WORLD WINNERSS. D. GORDON
This movement was not interested in the de facto shaking of received ideas and a discrediting of all thinking.
ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
One more instance may be given to illustrate Professor Wards mode of discrediting views which he dislikes.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JANUARY 1900VARIOUS
All that can be said at present is that we have no reason for discrediting Herodotus' statement.
THE HEROIC AGEH. MUNRO CHADWICK
A second regrettable result in the minds of some will be the discrediting of the ministry.
RELIGION AND THE WARVARIOUS
He lectured once or twice, though Whistler had almost succeeded in discrediting him as an authority upon art.
OSCAR WILDEARTHUR RANSOME
I shall afterwards state my reasons for discrediting this explanation.
THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCREDITING

  • abrasive
  • adverse
  • antagonistic
  • cankerous
  • caustic
  • contrary
  • corrosive
  • deleterious
  • derogatory
  • detrimental
  • discouraging
  • discrediting
  • erosive
  • hostile
  • injurious
  • invalidating
  • negative
  • offensive
  • opposed
  • troublesome
  • undermining
  • vicious
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.