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discommend

[ dis-kuh-mend ]
/ ˌdɪs kəˈmɛnd /
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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.

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Origin of discommend

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

OTHER WORDS FROM discommend

dis·com·mend·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for discommend

discommend
/ (ˌdɪskəˈmɛnd) /

verb (tr)

rare to express disapproval of
obsolete to bring into disfavour

Derived forms of discommend

discommendable, adjectivediscommendation, noun
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