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Definition 1: a state of dishonor - [noun denoting state]

Samples where disgrace or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • one mistake brought shame to all his family
  • suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison

Synonyms for disgrace in the sense of this definition

(disgrace is a kind of ...) a state of shame or disgrace

"he was resigned to a life of dishonor"

(... is a kind of disgrace ) state of disgrace or loss of self-respect

(... is a kind of disgrace ) state of disgrace resulting from public abuse

(... is a kind of disgrace ) state of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior

(... is a kind of disgrace ) disgrace or shame

"he brought reproach upon his family"

Definition 2: damage the reputation of - [verb of communication]

Samples where disgrace or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This newspaper story discredits the politicians

Synonyms for disgrace in the sense of this definition

(disgrace is a kind of ...) express a negative opinion of

"She disparaged her student's efforts"

Definition 3: reduce in worth or character, usually verbally - [verb of emotion]

Samples where disgrace or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She tends to put down younger women colleagues
  • His critics took him down after the lecture

Synonyms for disgrace in the sense of this definition

(disgrace is a kind of ...) cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

"He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"

(... is a kind of disgrace ) lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation

"She reduced her niece to a servant"

(... is a kind of disgrace ) deprive of human qualities

"Life in poverty has dehumanized them"

Samples where disgrace or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime

Synonyms for disgrace in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of disgrace ) spot, stain, or pollute

"The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"

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