disgraced(redirected from disgracedly)
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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).]
having lost the approval and respect of the public or of people in authority
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|Adj.||1.||disgraced - suffering shame|
ashamed - feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat"