"discredited" in the verb sense
cause to be distrusted or disbelieved
"The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary"
2. discredit, disgrace
damage the reputation of
"This newspaper story discredits the politicians"
3. disbelieve, discredit
reject as false refuse to accept
"discredited" in the adjective sense
1. discredited, damaged
being unjustly brought into disrepute
"a discredited politician"
"her damaged reputation"
2. discredited, disgraced, dishonored, shamed
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