bad repute; low regard; disfavor (usually preceded by in or into): Some literary theories have fallen into disrepute.
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How to use disrepute in a sentence
If the two parties could legislate more effectively, more proposals would pass into the judgment phase, and either rise in popularity as they worked to better people’s lives or fall into disrepute as they proved themselves to be failures.
“His behaviour as a parliamentary candidate has brought the party into disrepute,” he said.British Candidate Receives Death Threats for Tweeting Prophet Mohammed Cartoon | The Telegraph | January 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
People just will not understand if his government waves this through at a time one arm of the Murdoch Empire is in such disrepute.
The Bush administration will leave the annals of presidential disrepute several times thicker than it found them.
Oddly enough this assumption—the most warrantable of the lot—was the earliest to fall under disrepute.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
Monomania as a defense for crime has brought expert evidence into great disrepute.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
He kept to the same ignoble counsel that had so wrought disrepute for Mr. Croker.The Onlooker, Volume 1, Part 2 | Various
Goodness is proper to the aged; it is their sole glory; why should this milky stripling bring it into disrepute?The Fiend's Delight | Dod Grile
Still the ill success of popular government in Germany brought the Parliament into lasting disrepute.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year | Edwin Emerson
British Dictionary definitions for disrepute
a loss or lack of credit or repute
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