n [U] state of having a bad reputation 名声不好; 不光彩
*The use of drugs is bringing the sport into disrepute. 因有人服食禁药, 这项运动蒙受了耻辱.
* Since the scandal, the school has rather fallen into disrepute. 自从发生了这件丑闻, 该校名声大为下降.
a situation in which people no longer admire or trust someone or something
He faces six charges of bringing the game into disrepute .
This theory fell into disrepute in the fifties.