v. blame, disapprove; expose to ill favor

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • discommend — discommender, n. /dis keuh mend /, v.t. 1. to express disapproval of; belittle; disparage. The diners discommended the wine. 2. to bring into disfavor: He was discommended for his negligence. [1485 95; DIS 1 + COMMEND] * * * …   Universalium

  • discommend — |dis+ transitive verb Etymology: Middle English discommenden, from dis (I) + commenden to commend more at commend 1. : to mention with disapproval : disapprove seldom discommend anything … or do it but moderately Isaac Newton …   Useful english dictionary

  • dis|com|mend|a|ble — «DIHS kuh MEHN duh buhl», adjective. to be discommended; worthy of censure …   Useful english dictionary

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