Definition of Demeriting
1. demerit [v] - See also: demerit
Lexicographical Neighbors of Demeriting
Literary usage of Demeriting
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.), National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, National Conference of Social Work (U.S.) (1901)
"In Ohio we extend the period of detention by demeriting, deprive boys of play, and, as a last resort, use the rod. At the close of the century there ..."
2. Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements by Booker T. Washington, Emmett Jay Scott (1906)
"The demeriting system has been adopted by the school as the principal method of discipline for misconduct: ..."
3. The Life and Letters of Sir Henry Wotton by Logan Pearsall Smith (1907)
"... for your noble demonstrations towards them, and to express unto you their desire of demeriting * a friend about his Majesty of so singular wisdom. ..."
4. Dante and Catholic Philosophy in the Thirteenth Century by Frédéric Ozanam, Cathedral library association (1897)
"In the allegorical sense, the poet treats of the hell of this world,, through which we are journeying as pilgrims, with the power of meriting and demeriting ..."
5. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1866)
"... distributed according to the desertes of the p'sons demeriting the same. Among the wch nomber I fynde Will'm Tonge, of the Midle Temple, Esquire, ..."