1. a mark against a person for misconduct or deficiency: If you receive four demerits during a term, you will be expelled from school.
2. the quality of being censurable or punishable; fault; culpability.
3. Obsolete. merit or desert.
"points can be demerit."
"systems can be demerit."
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