Antonyms of noun demerit

1 of 2 senses of demerit

Sense 2
demerit, fault -- (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")
       Antonym of merit (Sense 1)
      => merit, virtue -- (any admirable quality or attribute; "work of great merit")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun demerit

2 senses of demerit

Sense 1
demerit -- (a mark against a person for misconduct or failure; usually given in school or armed forces; "ten demerits and he loses his privileges")
       => mark, stigma, brand, stain -- (a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis)

Sense 2
demerit, fault -- (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")
       => worth -- (the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful)

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