disgrace (Meaning)

Wordnet

disgrace (n)

a state of dishonor

Wordnet

disgrace (v)

bring shame or dishonor upon

reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

damage the reputation of

Webster

disgrace (n.)

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 Sentence Examples

  1. Cheating on an exam was a disgrace to his academic integrity.
  2. The politician's corruption scandal brought disgrace upon his party.
  3. The athlete's use of performance-enhancing drugs was a disgrace to the sport.
  4. The company's environmental practices were a disgrace to the community.
  5. The leader's actions brought disgrace upon the nation.
  6. The celebrity's scandalous behavior was a disgrace to their fans.
  7. The salesperson's unethical tactics were a disgrace to their profession.
  8. The parent's neglect of their child was a disgrace to society.
  9. The animal abuser's cruelty was a disgrace to humanity.
  10. The vandal's destruction of public property was a disgrace to the city.

FAQs About the word disgrace

a state of dishonor, bring shame or dishonor upon, reduce in worth or character, usually verbally, damage the reputation ofThe condition of being out of favor;

shame, infamy, dishonor, odium, scandal,contempt, stigma, discredit, obloquy, opprobrium

respect, esteem, esteem,respect, regard, regard, honor, honor, fear, appreciation

Cheating on an exam was a disgrace to his academic integrity.

The politician's corruption scandal brought disgrace upon his party.

The athlete's use of performance-enhancing drugs was a disgrace to the sport.

The company's environmental practices were a disgrace to the community.