Definitions For Demerit


  • The quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection
  • A mark against a person for misconduct or failure; usually given in school or armed forces
  • A mark that is made on the school record of a student who has done something wrong
  • A bad quality in something or someone : a feature or part of something or someone that is unpleasant

Is Demerit a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Demerit is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Demerit in a Sentence

  • Students are given demerits if they arrive late for classes.
  • As a typist she has the advantage of speed but the demerit of inaccuracy

Synonyms for Demerit

Antonyms for Demerit

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