What does the word disrepute mean?

Usage examples for disrepute

  1. 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. by William Wilberforce
  2. Yet this class is becoming smaller and smaller, falling more and more into disrepute. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
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