Example sentences for: discredit

How can you use “discredit” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Between the Web, Nexis, and the good old telephone, it took little effort to discredit such apparent Glass inventions as the National Memorabilia Convention, Monicondoms, or the investment firm RBL.

  • Air Force Secretary Sheila Widnall refused to grant an honorable discharge, citing Flinn's alleged "lack of integrity and disobedience to order" and warning that a special exemption would discredit the military-justice system.

  • Egypt foiled a 1954 plot to discredit Egyptian ultranationalists by planting bombs in Cairo buildings.

  • Yes, there is the usual trench-coat ineptitude--like trying to discredit Carter's national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski by spreading the word that he was having an affair with Candice Bergen (note to Kremlin: to discredit, try Bea Arthur)--but there's also the news that Russian spies managed to intercept fax communications of top U.S. defense contractors concerning some of this country's most sensitive military projects.

  • As Newsweek recently reported, among other tactics, the campaign paid $100,000 to private investigator Jack Palladino to find and discredit alleged Clinton paramours.


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