disgrace


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dis·grace

 (dĭs-grās′)
n.
1. Loss of honor, respect, or reputation; shame.
2. The condition of being strongly and generally disapproved.
3. One that brings disfavor or discredit: Your handwriting is a disgrace.
tr.v. dis·graced, dis·grac·ing, dis·grac·es
1. To bring shame or dishonor on: disgraced the entire community.
2. To deprive of favor or good repute; treat with disfavor: The family was disgraced by the scandal.

[French disgrâce, from Italian disgrazia : dis-, not (from Latin; see dis-) + grazia, favor (from Latin grātia, from grātus, pleasing; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots).]

dis·grac′er n.

disgrace

(dɪsˈɡreɪs)
n
1. a condition of shame, loss of reputation, or dishonour
2. a shameful person, thing, or state of affairs
3. exclusion from confidence or trust: he is in disgrace with his father.
vb (tr)
4. to bring shame upon; be a discredit to
5. to treat or cause to be treated with disfavour
disˈgracer n

dis•grace

(dɪsˈgreɪs)

n., v. -graced, -grac•ing. n.
1. the loss of respect, honor, or esteem; ignominy; shame.
2. a person, act, or thing that causes shame, reproach, or dishonor or is dishonorable or shameful.
3. the state of being out of favor; exclusion from favor or trust: courtiers and ministers in disgrace.
v.t.
4. to bring or reflect shame or reproach upon.
5. to dismiss with discredit; rebuke or humiliate: to be disgraced at court.
[1540–50; < Middle French < Italian disgrazia=dis- dis-1 + grazia < Latin gratia (see grace)]
dis•grac′er, n.
syn: disgrace, dishonor, ignominy, infamy imply a very low position in the opinion of others. disgrace implies being excluded and held in strong disfavor by others: to bring disgrace to one's family by not paying debts. dishonor suggests a loss of honor or honorable reputation; it usu. relates to one's own conduct: He preferred death to dishonor. ignominy is disgrace that invites public contempt: the ignominy of being caught cheating. infamy is shameful notoriety, or baseness of action or character that is widely known and recognized: The children never outlived their father's infamy.

disgrace


Past participle: disgraced
Gerund: disgracing

Imperative
disgrace
disgrace
Present
I disgrace
you disgrace
he/she/it disgraces
we disgrace
you disgrace
they disgrace
Preterite
I disgraced
you disgraced
he/she/it disgraced
we disgraced
you disgraced
they disgraced
Present Continuous
I am disgracing
you are disgracing
he/she/it is disgracing
we are disgracing
you are disgracing
they are disgracing
Present Perfect
I have disgraced
you have disgraced
he/she/it has disgraced
we have disgraced
you have disgraced
they have disgraced
Past Continuous
I was disgracing
you were disgracing
he/she/it was disgracing
we were disgracing
you were disgracing
they were disgracing
Past Perfect
I had disgraced
you had disgraced
he/she/it had disgraced
we had disgraced
you had disgraced
they had disgraced
Future
I will disgrace
you will disgrace
he/she/it will disgrace
we will disgrace
you will disgrace
they will disgrace
Future Perfect
I will have disgraced
you will have disgraced
he/she/it will have disgraced
we will have disgraced
you will have disgraced
they will have disgraced
Future Continuous
I will be disgracing
you will be disgracing
he/she/it will be disgracing
we will be disgracing
you will be disgracing
they will be disgracing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disgracing
you have been disgracing
he/she/it has been disgracing
we have been disgracing
you have been disgracing
they have been disgracing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disgracing
you will have been disgracing
he/she/it will have been disgracing
we will have been disgracing
you will have been disgracing
they will have been disgracing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disgracing
you had been disgracing
he/she/it had been disgracing
we had been disgracing
you had been disgracing
they had been disgracing
Conditional
I would disgrace
you would disgrace
he/she/it would disgrace
we would disgrace
you would disgrace
they would disgrace
Past Conditional
I would have disgraced
you would have disgraced
he/she/it would have disgraced
we would have disgraced
you would have disgraced
they would have disgraced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disgrace - a state of dishonor; "one mistake brought shame to all his family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison"
dishonor, dishonour - a state of shame or disgrace; "he was resigned to a life of dishonor"
humiliation - state of disgrace or loss of self-respect
obloquy, opprobrium - state of disgrace resulting from public abuse
odium - state of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior
reproach - disgrace or shame; "he brought reproach upon his family"
Verb1.disgrace - bring shame or dishonor upondisgrace - bring shame or dishonor upon; "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"
befoul, maculate, defile, foul - spot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"
2.disgrace - reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"
abase, chagrin, humiliate, humble, mortify - cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
reduce - lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation; "She reduced her niece to a servant"
dehumanise, dehumanize - deprive of human qualities; "Life in poverty has dehumanized them"
3.disgrace - damage the reputation of; "This newspaper story discredits the politicians"
disparage, belittle, pick at - express a negative opinion of; "She disparaged her student's efforts"

disgrace

noun
2. scandal, stain, stigma, blot, blemish the disgrace of having an illegitimate child
verb
1. shame, stain, humiliate, discredit, degrade, taint, sully, dishonour, stigmatize, defame, abase, bring shame upon These soldiers have disgraced their regiment.
shame credit, honour, grace
in disgrace out of favour, unpopular, in the doghouse, in someone's bad books He refuses to say why he is in disgrace.

disgrace

nounverb
To damage in reputation:
Idiom: be a reproach to.
Translations
خِزْيشَيْءٌ مُخْزٍعارٌيَطْرُدُ من مَنْصِب ذي أهميّهيُلْحِقُ العارَ
nemilostneúctanevážnostostudapotupa
bringe skamskændselskandaleunådevanære
megvonja kegyeitszégyenére van
lítillækka; reka med skömmónáîóvirîa, verîa til skammarskömm; hneisasmán
gėdanegarbingainegarbingasnešlovė
apkaunojumsapkaunotdegradētnegodsnelabvēlība
nemilosťpotupa
osramotitisramota
gözden düşmegözden düşürmekrezil etmekşerefsizlikutanç

disgrace

[dɪsˈgreɪs]
A. N
1. (= state of shame) → deshonra f, ignominia f
there is no disgrace in being poorno es ninguna deshonra ser pobre
to be in disgrace [adult] → estar totalmente desacreditado, haber caído en desgracia; [pet, child] → estar castigado
she was sent home in disgracela mandaron a casa castigada
to bring disgrace ondeshonrar
2. (= shameful thing) → vergüenza f
it's a disgracees una vergüenza
you're a disgrace!¡lo tuyo es una vergüenza!
to be a disgrace to the school/familyser una deshonra para la escuela/la familia
3. (= downfall) → caída f
B. VT [+ family, country] → deshonrar
he disgraced himselfse deshonró
he was disgraced and banishedlo destituyeron de su cargo y lo desterraron

disgrace

[dɪsˈgreɪs]
n
(= disfavour) → disgrâce f (= dishonour) → honte f, déshonneur m
to be in disgrace → être en disgrâce
to be sent home in disgrace → être renvoyé(e) chez soi dans la honte
to resign in disgrace → démissionner dans la honte
(= disgraced person, thing) → honte f
it's a disgrace! → c'est une honte!
to be a disgrace to sb (= cause of shame) → être la honte de qn
You are a disgrace to us
BUT Tu nous déshonores.
vt [+ family, organization] → faire honte à, déshonorer; [+ name] → déshonorer
to disgrace o.s. → se déshonorer, se couvrir de honte

disgrace

n
no pl (= dishonour, shame)Schande f; in disgracemit Schimpf und Schande; (as a punishment) → zur Strafe; to bring disgrace (up)on somebodyjdm Schande machen or bringen; to be in/fall into disgracein Ungnade (gefallen) sein/fallen (with bei)
(= cause of shame, thing) → Schande f(to für), Blamage f(to für); (person) → Schandfleck m (→ to +gen); you’re a complete disgrace!mit dir kann man sich wirklich nur blamieren!; the cost of rented accommodation is a disgracees ist eine Schande, wie teuer Mietwohnungen sind
vtSchande machen (+dat); country, familySchande bringen über (+acc); don’t disgrace us!mach uns keine Schande!, blamier uns nicht!; to disgrace oneselfsich blamieren; (child, dog)sich schlecht benehmen; he disgraced himself by losing his temperzu seiner Schande verlor er die Beherrschung; to be disgracedblamiert sein; (politician, officer etc)in Unehre gefallen sein

disgrace

[dɪsˈgreɪs]
1. n (state of shame) → disonore m, vergogna; (shameful thing) → vergogna; (disfavour) → disgrazia
he's a disgrace to the school/family → è il disonore della scuola/della famiglia
he's brought disgrace upon himself → si è ricoperto di vergogna
to be in disgrace → essere in disgrazia (child, dog) → essere in castigo
it's a disgrace → è una vergogna
2. vt (family, country) → disonorare, far cadere in disgrazia
he disgraced himself → ha fatto una pessima figura
he was publicly disgraced → fu svergognato pubblicamente

disgrace

(disˈgreis) noun
1. the state of being out of favour. He is in disgrace because of his behaviour.
2. a state of being without honour and regarded without respect. There seemed to be nothing ahead of him but disgrace and shame.
3. something which causes or ought to cause shame. Your clothes are a disgrace!
verb
1. to bring shame upon. Did you have to disgrace me by appearing in those clothes?
2. to dismiss from a position of importance. He was publicly disgraced.
disˈgraceful adjective
very bad or shameful. disgraceful behaviour; The service in that hotel was disgraceful.
disˈgracefully adverb
References in classic literature ?
It was his luck to meet a young man in what is technically called a 'dive,' and thanks to his monthly wages, to extricate this new acquaintance from a position of present disgrace and possible danger in the future.
Have the officer tried and disgrace the whole regiment?
To "have the bailiff in the house," and "to be sold up," were phrases which he had been used to, even as a little boy; they were part of the disgrace and misery of "failing," of losing all one's money, and being ruined,--sinking into the condition of poor working people.
That is not any disgrace either, for of course no one can know everything, not even father or mother.
When from dark error's subjugation My words of passionate exhortation Had wrenched thy fainting spirit free; And writhing prone in thine affliction Thou didst recall with malediction The vice that had encompassed thee: And when thy slumbering conscience, fretting By recollection's torturing flame, Thou didst reveal the hideous setting Of thy life's current ere I came: When suddenly I saw thee sicken, And weeping, hide thine anguished face, Revolted, maddened, horror-stricken, At memories of foul disgrace.
Now In cannot let you disgrace my name,--'" "and my son," she had meant to say, but about her son she could not jest,--"'disgrace my name, and'--and more in the same style," she added.
Uncle Lovell is away shooting, and the idea of the disgrace has made poor Papa so nervous that he has a temperature and can't leave his room.
But Catherick had too much pride and spirit, as some people said--too much feeling, as I think, sir--to face his neighbours again, and try to live down the memory of his disgrace.
I have jaws well provided with teeth, and feet furnished with claws, and I lord it over all the beasts of the forest, and what a disgrace it is, that being such as I am, I should be frightened by the crowing of a cock.
My public servants have been fools and rogues from the date of your accession to power," replied the State; "my legislative bodies, both State and municipal, are bands of thieves; my taxes are insupportable; my courts are corrupt; my cities are a disgrace to civilisation; my corporations have their hands at the throats of every private interest - all my affairs are in disorder and criminal confusion.
Thus it will be a double glory for him to have established a new principality, and adorned and strengthened it with good laws, good arms, good allies, and with a good example; so will it be a double disgrace to him who, born a prince, shall lose his state by want of wisdom.
Schemes have indeed been laid in the vestry which would hardly disgrace the conclave.