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Disgrace

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun disgrace:

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Disgrace is sometimes a misspelling of discretion.

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Definition of the noun disgrace

What does disgrace mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: disgraces

  1. a state of dishonor
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonyms of disgrace: ignominy / shame
    • more generic words: dishonor / dishonour = a state of shame or disgrace
    • more specific words:
      • humiliation = state of disgrace or loss of self-respect
      • opprobrium / obloquy = state of disgrace resulting from public abuse
      • odium = state of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior
      • reproach = disgrace or shame

Alternative definition of the noun disgrace

noun

  1. The condition of being out of favor; loss of favor, regard, or respect.
  2. The state of being dishonored, or covered with shame; dishonor; shame; ignominy.
  3. That which brings dishonor; cause of shame or reproach; great discredit; as, vice is a disgrace to a rational being.
  4. [obsolete] An act of unkindness; a disfavor.

Definition of the verb disgrace

What does disgrace mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: disgraced | disgracing | disgraces

  1. bring shame or dishonor upon
  2. reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
  3. damage the reputation of

Alternative definition of the verb disgrace

verb

  1. To disrespect another; to put someone out of favor.

Films

  1. "Disgrace" is a 2008 film directed by Steve Jacobs.
  2. "Disgrace" is a 2013 short drama film written and directed by J. Casey Modderno.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Disgrace

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Google previewStrangers and Secrets (1994)

Communication in the Nineteenth-century Novel by R. A. York

For Bulstrode, public disgrace meant private reconciliation; for Lydgate, public disgrace means private disharmony, which can be overcome only by a displacement of communication, by a purification of the argument for Lydgate's innocence, ...

Google previewCobbett's Political Register (1820)

But, the disgrace is the smallest part of the consi. deration. Every sum, paid to send out such families, is so much lost to England; besides the loss of the persons. Yet, thus it must go on, until a change take place. The middle class of the people ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Dryden DISGRACE', v. a. & n.s. Fr. disgrace. Disc RA'cer, To bring reDisc Race'Ful, adj. proach or disDiso RAcr'FULLY, adv. honor ...

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Usage statistics about disgrace

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun disgrace:

disgraceshame

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb disgrace:

demeandisgracedishonourdegradeshamediscredit

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Disgrace Meaning

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Quotes about Disgrace

Altogether apart from that, it would be a disgrace to us to make this bargain with Germany at the expense of France, a disgrace from which the good name of this country would never recover. (Edward Grey)
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Scrabble value of D2I1S1G2R1A1C3E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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