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1. disgrace

verb. ['dɪsˈgreɪs'] bring shame or dishonor upon.

Synonyms

  • dishonour
  • attaint
  • shame
  • dishonor
  • defile
  • befoul
  • foul

Antonyms

  • deflate
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • expand

Etymology

  • disgracier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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How do you pronounce disgrace?

Pronounce disgrace as dɪsˈgreɪs.

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Example sentences of the word disgrace


1. Noun, singular or mass
He soon stood trial for breaking a promise to marry a woman and fled back to England in disgrace.

Quotes containing the word disgrace


1. When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty.
- W. C. Fields

2. I hope there's a tinge of disgrace about me. Hopefully, there's one good scandal left in me yet.
- Diana Rigg

3. Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
- Ronald Reagan

2. disgrace

noun. ['dɪsˈgreɪs'] a state of dishonor.

Synonyms

  • opprobrium
  • shame
  • obloquy
  • dishonor
  • odium
  • reproach
  • ignominy
  • humiliation

Antonyms

  • consume
  • proud
  • immodest
  • conceit

Etymology

  • disgracier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. disgrace

verb. ['dɪsˈgreɪs'] damage the reputation of.

Synonyms

  • pick at
  • discredit
  • disparage

Antonyms

  • superior
  • noble
  • skilled
  • raise

Etymology

  • disgracier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. disgrace

verb. ['dɪsˈgreɪs'] reduce in worth or character, usually verbally.

Synonyms

  • mortify
  • dehumanize
  • abase
  • dehumanise
  • humble
  • take down
  • reduce
  • humiliate
  • put down
  • degrade
  • demean

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • thicken
  • inflate

Etymology

  • disgracier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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