disrepute

Part of speech: noun

Lack or loss of reputation; ill repute.

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Usage examples "disrepute":

  1. When the counting- house, the mechanic shop, the plough and the kitchen fall into disrepute and are submerged by vain show, pomp and parade- the sun of our country's glory will set to rise no more. - "Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution", L. Carroll Judson.
  2. Though it be not openly avowed, that we are to follow after worldly estimation, or to escape from worldly disrepute, when they can only be pursued or avoided by declining from the path of duty; nay though the contrary be recognized as being the just opinion; yet all the effect of this speculative concession is soon done away in fact. - "A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians, in the Middle and Higher Classes in this Country, Contrasted with Real Christianity.", William Wilberforce.
  3. Yet this class is becoming smaller and smaller, falling more and more into disrepute. - "The Life of Lyman Trumbull", Horace White.