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disreputation

[ dis-rep-yuh-tey-shuhn ]

noun

, Archaic.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of disreputation1

First recorded in 1595–1605; dis- 1 + reputation

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Example Sentences

It is but the attempt of private gentlemen, the State suffers noe losse, noe disreputation.

Or rather, what disreputation is it to Horace that Juvenal excels in the tragical satire, as Horace does in the comical?

It is but the attempt of private gentlemen: the State suffers noe losse, noe disreputation.

Without this, he will incur their contempt, and bring disreputation on the institution.

Does it not seem to you a plot well woven as well in Holland as at this court to remove me from my post with disreputation?

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