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Meaning of DISREPUTABLE

Pronunciation:  dis'repyutubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance
 

DISREPUTABLE is a 12 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: damaged, discreditable, discredited, ill-famed, infamous, louche, notorious, seamy, seedy, shady, sleazy, sordid, squalid, unrespectable, unrespected
 
 Antonyms: reputable
 
 See Also: dishonorable, dishonourable

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*rep"u*ta*ble\, a.
Not reputable; of bad repute; not in esteem; dishonorable;
disgracing the reputation; tending to bring into disesteem;
as, it is disreputable to associate familiarly with the mean,
the lewd, and the profane.

      Why should you think that conduct disreputable in
      priests which you probably consider as laudable in
      yourself?                                --Bp. Watson.

Syn: Dishonorable; discreditable; low; mean; disgraceful;
     shameful.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abject, bad, base, bedraggled, beggarly, cheap, contemptible, contemptuous, decrepit, derogatory, despicable, dilapidated, dingy, dirty, discreditable, disgraceful, dishonorable, disordered, down-at-heel, dubious, faded, heinous, ignoble, ignominious, infamous, inglorious, iniquitous, low, mean, messy, notorious, opprobrious, pitiable, questionable, raddled, reprehensible, run-down, scandalous, scruffy, scurvy, seamy, seedy, shabby, shady, shameful, shoddy, sloppy, slovenly, sordid, sorry, tattered, threadbare, unkempt, unpraiseworthy, unrespectable, unsavory, untidy, untrustworthy, vicious, vile, wicked
 

 

 

 

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