Sentence Examples


  • This is not to the sixteenth-century Europeans' discredit or even to our credit.
  • To his next and last interposition in the matrimonial affairs of the king no discredit attaches itself.
  • He was especially exposed to the attacks of Bismarck, who attempted personally to discredit him and to separate him from the rest of the party.
  • For, by representing the prosecution of its party-political objects as a championship of the Catholic Church, Ultramontanism seeks to acquire the support of the official organs of that Church, and the good will of all circles interested in her welfare; while at the same time it strives to discredit any attempt at opposition by branding it as an assault on the orthodox faith.
  • Teachers of the deaf proved a priori that what Miss Sullivan had done could not be, and some discredit was reflected on her statements, because they were surrounded by the vague eloquence of Mr. Anagnos.