Definition of disrepute in English:


Line breaks: dis|re¦pute
Pronunciation: /ˌdɪsrɪˈpjuːt


[mass noun]
The state of being held in low esteem by the public: one of the top clubs in the country is bringing the game into disrepute
More example sentences
  • Now its politicians are being brought into disrepute by incompetence, arrogance and ambition.
  • This type of attack brings politics into disrepute and goes some way to accounting for the lack of interest in local elections.
  • Livingstone still faces a charge of bringing his office into disrepute.
disgrace, shame, dishonour, infamy, notoriety, ignominy, stigma, scandal, bad reputation, lack of respectability;
unpopularity, disfavour, ill favour

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