Associations to the word «Disgrace»


DISGRACE, noun. The condition of being out of favor; loss of favor, regard, or respect.
DISGRACE, noun. The state of being dishonored, or covered with shame; dishonor; shame; ignominy.
DISGRACE, noun. That which brings dishonor; cause of shame or reproach; great discredit; as, vice is a disgrace to a rational being.
DISGRACE, noun. (obsolete) An act of unkindness; a disfavor.
DISGRACE, verb. To disrespect another; to put someone out of favor.

Dictionary definition

DISGRACE, noun. A state of dishonor; "one mistake brought shame to all his family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison".
DISGRACE, verb. Bring shame or dishonor upon; "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime".
DISGRACE, verb. Reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture".
DISGRACE, verb. Damage the reputation of; "This newspaper story discredits the politicians".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke