animadversion, aspersion, attaint, baseness, castigation, censure, condemnation, contumely, criticism, debasement, dedecus, degradation, denunciation, derogation, disapprobation, disapproval, disbelief, disesteem, disfavor, disgrace, dishonor, disparagement, dispraise, disreputability, disrepute, distrust, ignominia, ignominy, impaired reputation, imputation, incredulity, infamia, infamy, inglonousness, lack of confidence, lack of esteem, loss of belief, loss of credence, loss of credit, loss of repute, mistrust, odium, opprobrium, probrum, reflection, remonstrance, reprehension, reproach, reprobation, repudiation, revilement, scandal, shame, slur, stain, stigma, stricture, taint, tarnish, turpitude
associated concepts: discredit a witness
abrogare, asperse, besmirch, brand, bring disgrace upon, bring into disfavor, bring reproach upon, cast aspersions on, cast shame upon, debase decry, degrade, denigrate, deprecate, depreciate, deprive of credit, derogare, derogate from, discount, disgrace, dishonor, disparage, downgrade, hold up to shame, impair the reputation of, impute shame to, injure the credit of, involve in shame, make distasteful, malign, reflect dishonor upon, reprehend, scandalize, stain, stigmatize, taint, tarnish
associated concepts: discredit a witness, discredited witness
attaint, bad character, bad repute, brand (stigmatize), cavil, cite (accuse), condemnation (blame), contemn, debase, decry, defame, degradation, demean (make lower), denounce (condemn), deprecate, depreciate, derogate, disaccord, disallow, disapprove (condemn), disavow, disbelieve, discommend, discount (disbelieve), disfavor, disgrace (noun), disgrace (verb), dishonor (shame), dishonor (deprive of honor), disparage, disprove, doubt (suspicion), doubt (distrust), humiliate, ignominy, impeach, impeachability, impugn, incredulity, infamy, lessen, libel, negate, notoriety, obloquy, onus (stigma), opprobrium, pillory, refuse, refute, reject, reproach (noun), reproach (verb), scandal, shame, smear, stain, sully, tarnish, underestimate
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To hurt someone’s credibility or reputation; to make an idea, a statement, an individual, or a piece of evidence appear unreliable.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.