v. blame, disapprove; expose to ill favor

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Discommender — Dis com*mend er, n. One who discommends; a dispraiser. Johnson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discommend — verb /dɪskəˈmɛnd/ a) To show disapproval of something, find fault with. Savonarola discommends goats flesh, and so doth Bruerinus [...], calling it a filthy beast, and rammish [...]. b) To speak dissuasively of, to advise against. Ant: commend,… …   Wiktionary

  • discommend — |dis+ transitive verb Etymology: Middle English discommenden, from dis (I) + commenden to commend more at commend 1. : to mention with disapproval : disapprove seldom discommend anything … or do it but moderately Isaac Newton …   Useful english dictionary

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