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Definition of Disgrace

Disgrace

  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. An act of unkindness; a disfavor.
  5. To put out favor; to dismiss with dishonor.
  6. To do disfavor to; to bring reproach or shame upon; to dishonor; to treat or cover with ignominy; to lower in estimation.
  7. To treat discourteously; to upbraid; to revile.

Disgrace Quotations

Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Ronald Reagan

How does it become a man to behave towards the American government today? I answer, that he cannot without disgrace be associated with it.
Henry David Thoreau

No matter what cause one defends, it will suffer permanent disgrace if one resorts to blind attacks on crowds of innocent people.
Albert Camus

To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace.
Malcolm X

It is better to die than to preserve this life by incurring disgrace. The loss of life causes but a moment's grief, but disgrace brings grief every day of one's life.
Chanakya
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Disgrace Translations

disgrace in French is disgracient, disgracier, disgrace, disgraciez
disgrace in Latin is dedecus, infamo, labes labis, opprobrium, rubor

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