discreditability

n. ability to be defamed, ability to have one's reputation damaged

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • discreditable — discreditability, n. discreditably, adv. /dis kred i teuh beuhl/, adj. bringing or liable to bring discredit. [1630 40; DISCREDIT + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • disreputability — n. discreditability, lack of honor; bad reputation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disreputableness — n. discreditability, lack of honor; bad reputation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • baseness — n 1. vileness, meanness, lowness, viciousness, badness; sordidness, ignobility, foulness, sinisterness, darkness, black heartedness; balefulness, dread fulness, direness, direfulness, grimness; malice, maleficence, invidiousness; wickedness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ingloriousness — n 1. dishonor, disgrace, shame, degradation, debasement, vitiation, ill repute; ignominy, infamy, odium, opprobrium. 2. baseness, vileness, meanness, lowness, viciousness, badness; sordidness, ignobility, sinisterness, darkness; malice,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Memorial Day Massacre, 1937 —    During the steel strike of 1937 organized by the Steel Workers’ Organizing Committee, some 300 pickets outside Republic Steel Corporation in South Chicago, Indiana, were fired on by police and company guards. A total of 10 strikers were killed …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

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