Anti-Heroes and Ex-heroes

There are plenty of examples of past heroes who have done something to show that they are not worthy of holding that title any longer, and to lose that status in society.

There does not appear to be a commonly used word to describe heroes who were once heroes and have fallen from grace due to their own actions or changes in circumstances. The words 'fallen heroes' has already been used to describe heroes that have died, so how about anti-heroes or ex-heroes? Anti-heroes sounds quite evil, but maybe that is appropriate. As I am calling the highest rated heroes on this site 'Super Heroes', then this term is somewhat appropriate.

There are plenty of examples of anti-heroes who have done something to show that they are not worthy of holding that title any longer.

basketball slam dunkSome of the things that a hero may do to lose that title include:

Here are a few well-known examples:

Hero Ratings

I have designed my own hero rating system to give each hero a rating based on five criteria, from which we get our Super Heroes. Using the same rating system, the lowest rated heroes of those that are on the rating list are (up to Oct 2012): Tiger woods, john mcenroe, Lou Gehrig, Jesse Owens, Ben Cousins, Cal Ripkin, Joe DiMaggio. These are not necessarily all anti-heroes, it is just that so far only sports people we consider as true heroes have been rated.

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