in disrepute

idiom

Definition of in disrepute

: not respected or trusted by most people : having a bad reputation The theory has been in disrepute for years.

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“In disrepute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20disrepute. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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