in disrepute

idiom

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Globalization, in disrepute, is on the retreat before protectionism. Ned Temko, The Christian Science Monitor, 26 Jan. 2023

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“In disrepute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20disrepute. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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