Discredited vs Untrue - What's the difference?

discredited | untrue |


As a verb discredited

is (discredit).

As an adjective untrue is

.

discredited

English

Verb

(head)
  • (discredit)

  • discredit

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To harm the good reputation of a person; to cause an idea or piece of evidence to seem false or unreliable.
  • The candidate tried to discredit his opponent.
    The evidence would tend to discredit such a theory.

    Synonyms

    * demean, disgrace, dishonour, disprove, invalidate, tell against

    Derived terms

    * discreditor

    Noun

    (-)
  • The act of discrediting or disbelieving, or the state of being discredited or disbelieved.
  • Later accounts have brought the story into discredit .
  • A degree of dishonour or disesteem; ill repute; reproach.
  • * Rogers
  • It is the duty of every Christian to be concerned for the reputation or discredit his life may bring on his profession.

    Synonyms

    * (degree of dishonour) demerit

    untrue

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • .
  • Derived terms

    *

    Synonyms

    * *

    Antonyms

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