Words Like DEMERIT

We have put together a list of words that are similar to DEMERIT.

8 Alternative Words Similar to demerit

1 Fault Noun      Synonym Words Like Fault
2 Brand Noun      Synonym Words Like Brand
3 Mark Noun      Synonym Words Like Mark
4 Stain Noun      Synonym Words Like Stain
5 Stigma Noun      Synonym Words Like Stigma
6 Worth Noun      Synonym Words Like Worth
7 Merit Noun      Antonym Words Like Merit
8 Vice Noun      Synonym Words Like Vice

1 examples of demerit

1 he knew his own faults much better than she did

10 definitions of demerit

1 That which one merits or deserves, either of good or ill; desert.
2 That which deserves blame; ill desert; a fault; a vice; misconduct; -- the opposite of merit.
3 The state of one who deserves ill.
4 To deserve; -- said in reference to both praise and blame.
5 To depreciate or cry down.
6 To deserve praise or blame.
7 the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection
8 a mark against a person for misconduct or failure; usually given in school or armed forces
9 A quality or characteristic deserving of blame or censure; a fault.
10 Absence of merit.
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