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discredited

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past tense of discredit

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2 to think not to be true or real
  • I discredit the story that the old inn is haunted

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3 to prove to be false
  • the pseudoscience of phrenology has been thoroughly discredited

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“Discredited.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/discredited. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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