What does the word discreditable mean?

Usage examples for discreditable

  1. He has some discreditable ways, though he has not a monopoly of them, because he cannot get entirely rid of vexatious Christian competition. – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  2. It was just one more expression of that strangely discreditable yet almost universal failing,- the over- reliance upon others. – The Devil's Paw by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. This view is more discreditable to the young people than is their criticism damaging to Emerson. – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs