disgraceful


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dis·grace·ful

 (dĭs-grās′fəl)
adj.
Bringing or warranting disgrace; shameful.

dis·grace′ful·ly adv.
dis·grace′ful·ness n.

disgraceful

(dɪsˈɡreɪsfʊl)
adj
shameful; scandalous
disˈgracefully adv
disˈgracefulness n

dis•grace•ful

(dɪsˈgreɪs fəl)

adj.
bringing or deserving disgrace.
[1585–95]
dis•grace′ful•ly, adv.
dis•grace′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disgraceful - giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation; "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time"
immoral - deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong
2.disgraceful - (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shamedisgraceful - (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice"
dishonorable, dishonourable - lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor; "dishonorable in thought and deed"

disgraceful

disgraceful

adjective
1. Meriting or causing shame or dishonor:
2. Worthy of severe disapproval:
Translations
شَائِنمُعيب، مُخْزٍ
ostudnýhanebný
rædselsfulduværdig
häpeällinen
sramotan
svívirîilegur
不名誉な
수치스러운
skandalös
น่าอับอาย
ô nhục

disgraceful

[dɪsˈgreɪsfʊl] ADJvergonzoso; [behaviour] → escandaloso
disgraceful!¡qué vergüenza!

disgraceful

[dɪsˈgreɪsfʊl] adj [behaviour, state] → scandaleux/euse, honteux/euse; [scenes] → scandaleux/euse

disgraceful

adjerbärmlich (schlecht); behaviour, scenes, negligenceskandalös; it’s quite disgraceful how/that …es ist wirklich eine Schande, wie/dass …

disgraceful

[dɪsˈgreɪsfʊl] adjvergognoso/a, scandaloso/a

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

disgraceful

شَائِن ostudný uværdig schändlich ατιμωτικός vergonzoso häpeällinen honteux sramotan vergognoso 不名誉な 수치스러운 schandelijk vanærende haniebny vergonhoso позорный skandalös น่าอับอาย utanç verici ô nhục 丢人的
References in classic literature ?
In my days girls were more modest than to know anything about disgraceful subjects.
I have every reason to believe that he has left his employers under the most disgraceful circumstances.
if you had beaten me when I first stole and brought to you that lesson-book, I should not have come to this, nor have been thus led to a disgraceful death.
And yet what greater proof can there be of a bad and disgraceful state of education than this, that not only artisans and the meaner sort of people need the skill of first-rate physicians and judges, but also those who would profess to have had a liberal education?
It is disgraceful to run away from danger; only cowards are running away from Moscow," they were told.
All novels are, or should be, written for both men and women to read, and I am at a loss to conceive how a man should permit himself to write anything that would be really disgraceful to a woman, or why a woman should be censured for writing anything that would be proper and becoming for a man.
There happened to him at that instant what does happen to people when they are unexpectedly caught in something very disgraceful.
It is too true, however disgraceful it may be to human nature, that nations in general will make war whenever they have a prospect of getting anything by it; nay, absolute monarchs will often make war when their nations are to get nothing by it, but for the purposes and objects merely personal, such as thirst for military glory, revenge for personal affronts, ambition, or private compacts to aggrandize or support their particular families or partisans.
My dearest Lizzy, do but consider in what a disgraceful light it places Mr.
Now some things which are commanded differ from others; not in the business, but in the end proposed thereby: for which reason many works, even of a servile nature, are not disgraceful for young freemen to perform; for many things which are ordered to be done are not honourable or dishonourable so much in their own nature as in the end which is proposed, and the reason for which they are undertaken.
They went to the Frau Professor and said that something must be done; it was disgraceful, and the house was ceasing to be respectable.
I didn't know she was so large a cutter; but she's in disgraceful condition.