Dedecoration De*dec`o*ra"tion, n. [L. dedecoratio.] Disgrace; dishonor. [Obs.] --Bailey. [1913 Webster]

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  • dedecoration — index ignominy, notoriety, scandal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dedecoration — dedecoˈration rare 0. [ad. L. dēdecorātiōn em, n. of action f. dēdecorāre: see prec.] ‘A disgracing or dishonouring’ (Phillips 1658); hence in Bailey, Johnson, and mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • scandal — I noun aspersion, attaint, bad name, bad reputation, bad repute, baseness, brand, censure, damaging report, dedecoration, defamation, degradation, disapprobation, disapproval, discredit, disesteem, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, humiliation,… …   Law dictionary

  • ignominy — I noun abasement, abjection, abjectness, attaint, bad name, bad reputation, bad repute, badge of infamy, blot, brand, chagrin, condemnation, contempt, contemptibility, contemptibleness, culpability, culpableness, debasement, dedecoration,… …   Law dictionary

  • notoriety — I noun attaint, bad report, bad reputation, bad repute, bruit, celebrity, censure, conspicuousness, dedecoration, degradation, denunciation, disapprobation, discredit, disesteem, disfavor, disgrace, dishonor, disparagement, disreputability,… …   Law dictionary

  • Disrepute — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disrepute >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disrepute disrepute discredit Sgm: N 1 ill repute ill repute bad repute bad name bad odor bad favor ill name ill odor ill favor Sgm: N 1 disapprobation …   English dictionary for students

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