Definitions for "Demerit"
Keywords:  deserve, blame, merit, praise, desert
That which one merits or deserves, either of good or ill; desert.
That which deserves blame; ill desert; a fault; a vice; misconduct; -- the opposite of merit.
The state of one who deserves ill.
Keywords:  cry, depreciate, down
To depreciate or cry down.
a negative disciplinary action for doing something below average
a means to communicate with the parents and a warning to the student to change his/her behavior