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Verb: attaint  u'teynt
Usage: archaic
  1. Bring shame or dishonour upon
    "he attainted his family by committing a serious crime";
    - dishonor [US], disgrace, dishonour [Brit, Cdn], shame
  2. Condemn by attainder
    "the man was attainted"

Derived forms: attainted, attainting, attaints

Type of: condemn

Encyclopedia: Attaint