Definitions For Discredit


  • The state of being held in low esteem
  • Loss of reputation or respect


  • Reject as false; refuse to accept
  • Cause to be distrusted or disbelieved
  • Damage the reputation of
  • To cause (someone or something) to seem dishonest or untrue
  • To damage the reputation of (someone)

Is Discredit a Scrabble Word?

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

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Discredit is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Discredit in a Sentence

  • The prosecution discredited the witness by showing that she had lied in the past.
  • Many of his theories have been thoroughly discredited.
  • An attempt to discredit the governor
  • To his everlasting discredit, the coach was found to have placed bets against his own team

Synonyms for Discredit

Antonyms for Discredit

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