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disreputable

dis·rep·u·ta·ble

disreputable

pronunciation:
dIs rep y t bl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in bad repute; not respectable.
That auto mechanic is said to be disreputable.
synonyms:
dishonorable, shady
antonyms:
reputable, respectable, worthy
similar words:
bad, base, corrupt, crooked, discredited, disgraceful, infamous, inglorious, low, notorious, opprobrious, unprincipled, unsavory, unscrupulous
definition 2: in shabby condition.
The child was dressed in disreputable rags.
synonyms:
ragged, shabby, shoddy
antonyms:
respectable
similar words:
dilapidated, disgraceful, ramshackle, run-down, shameful
derivations: disreputably (adv.), disreputability (n.), disreputableness (n.)
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The word disreputable contains the following part:
put, putat Latin root that means trim; count; reckon or suppose