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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a dishonorable manner or to a dishonorable degree.

Usage examples (35)
  • But our friend the parson was discreditably shabby.
  • He had tried one employment after another, and had discreditably failed in all.
  • But he was docile, he was persevering, and passed through the school, and afterwards the college, not discreditably.
  • They respect their own haríms, yet this is the second time I am mentioned discreditably in their public correspondence. for more
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