Demerit

• (n.) The state of one who deserves ill. • (n.) That which one merits or deserves, either of good or ill; desert. • (n.) To deserve; -- said in reference to both praise and blame. • (n.) That which deserves blame; ill desert; a fault; a vice; misconduct; -- the opposite of merit. • (v. i.) To deserve praise or blame. &bull...
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demerit

fault noun the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection; `they discussed the merits and demerits of her novel`; `he knew his own faults much better than she did`
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Demerit

De·mer'it intransitive verb To deserve praise or blame.
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Demerit

De·mer'it noun [ French démérite demerit (in sense 2), Old French demerite demerit (in sense 1), from Latin demerere to deserve well, Late Latin , to deserve well or ill; de- + merere to deserve. See De -, and Merit .] 1. That which one mer...
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Demerit

De·mer'it transitive verb [ Confer French démériter to deserve ill. See Demerit , noun ] 1. To deserve; -- said in reference to both praise and blame. [ Obsolete] « If I have demerited any love or thanks.» Udall. « Exe...
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demerit

demerit 1. A quality or characteristic deserving of blame or censure; a fault. 2. Absence of merit; the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection. 3. A mark made against a person's record for a fault or for misconduct. 4. A mark recorded about a person for his or her misconduct; failure, or deficiency; usually given in a school ...
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demerit

[n] - a mark against a person for misconduct or failure 2. [n] - the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection
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