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Definition 1: (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands
  • an ignominious retreat
  • inglorious defeat
  • an opprobrious monument to human greed
  • a shameful display of cowardice

Synonyms for disgraceful in the sense of this definition

(disgraceful is similar to ...) lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor

"dishonorable in thought and deed"

Definition 2: giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • scandalous behavior
  • the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt
  • the most shocking book of its time

Synonyms for disgraceful in the sense of this definition

(disgraceful is similar to ...) deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong

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