discommend

[dis-kuh-mend]

verb (used with object)

to express disapproval of; belittle; disparage. The diners discommended the wine.
to bring into disfavor: He was discommended for his negligence.

Nearby words

  1. discombobulated,
  2. discomfit,
  3. discomfiture,
  4. discomfort,
  5. discomfortable,
  6. discommode,
  7. discommodity,
  8. discommon,
  9. discompose,
  10. discomposure

Origin of discommend

First recorded in 1485–95; dis-1 + commend

Related formsdis·com·mend·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for discommend

discommend

verb (tr)

rare to express disapproval of
obsolete to bring into disfavour
Derived Formsdiscommendable, adjectivediscommendation, noun

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