shame, disgrace, ignominy(verb)
a state of dishonor
"one mistake brought shame to all his family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison"
dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, shame(verb)
bring shame or dishonor upon
"he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"
take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put down(verb)
reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
"She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"
damage the reputation of
"This newspaper story discredits the politicians"
The condition of being out of favor; loss of favor, regard, or respect.
The state of being dishonored, or covered with shame; dishonor; shame; ignominy.
That which brings dishonor; cause of shame or reproach; great discredit; as, vice is a disgrace to a rational being.
An act of unkindness; a disfavor.
To disrespect another; to put someone out of favor.
Origin: From disgracier.
the condition of being out of favor; loss of favor, regard, or respect
the state of being dishonored, or covered with shame; dishonor; shame; ignominy
that which brings dishonor; cause of shame or reproach; great discredit; as, vice is a disgrace to a rational being
an act of unkindness; a disfavor
to put out favor; to dismiss with dishonor
to do disfavor to; to bring reproach or shame upon; to dishonor; to treat or cover with ignominy; to lower in estimation
to treat discourteously; to upbraid; to revile
Disgrace is a novel by J. M. Coetzee, published in 1999. It won the Booker Prize. The writer was also awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature four years after its publication.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dis-grās′, n. state of being out of grace or favour, or of being dishonoured: cause of shame: dishonour.—v.t. to put out of favour: to bring disgrace or shame upon.—adj. Disgrace′ful, bringing disgrace: causing shame: dishonourable.—adv. Disgrace′fully.—ns. Disgrace′fulness; Disgrā′cer.—adj. Disgrā′cious (Shak.), ungracious, unpleasing. [O. Fr.,—L. dis, neg., and gratia, favour, grace.]
The numerical value of disgrace in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of disgrace in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Labor disgraces no man unfortunately you occasionally find men disgrace labor.
If you aspire to the highest place it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
I think it’s a disgrace that Rafael Cruz’s allowed to do it. I think it’s a disgrace that Rafael Cruz’s allowed to say it.
I think Fox News’s a disgrace that he’s allowed to do Fox News. I think Fox News’s a disgrace that he’s allowed to say Fox News.
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Translations for disgrace
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- عار, خزيArabic
- позор, позоря, безчестиеBulgarian
- ostouzet, ponižování, ponižovat, ponížení, ostuda, zostudit, ostouzeníCzech
- Schmach, Schande, UngnadeGerman
- ατιμάζω, καταισχύνω, ατίμωση, ντροπιάζω, ανυποληψία, όνειδος, αίσχος, δυσμένεια, ντροπήGreek
- deshonrar, desgraciaSpanish
- väheksyä, epäsuosioFinnish
- disgrâce, honte, ignominieFrench
- deshonoro, desfavorizarIdo
- infamia, vergogna, ignominia, disonorareItalian
- 不名誉, 恥, 恥辱Japanese
- 恥辱, 치욕Korean
- infamia, ignominiaLatin
- rușine, ocară, dizgrație, dizgrațiaRomanian
- позо́р, опозорить, срам, бесчестить, бесчестие, обесчестить, позор, осрамить, позорить, срамитьRussian
- sỉ nhục, 恥辱Vietnamese
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