HyperDic: disgrace

English > 4 senses of the word disgrace:
NOUNstatedisgrace, shame, ignominya state of dishonor
VERBsocialdisgrace, dishonor, dishonour, attaint, shamebring shame or dishonor upon
emotiondisgrace, take down, degrade, demean, put downreduce in worth or character, usually verbally
communicationdisgrace, discreditdamage the reputation of
disgrace > pronunciation
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English > disgrace: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of dishonor.
Synonymsshame, ignominy
Narrowerhumiliationstate of disgrace or loss of self-respect
obloquy, opprobriumstate of disgrace resulting from public abuse
odiumstate of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior
reproachdisgrace or shame
Broaderdishonor, dishonourA state of shame or disgrace
Spanishdesgracia, deshonra, ignominia, sambenito, vergüenza
Catalanignomínia, vergonya
Verbsdisgracedamage the reputation of
disgracebring shame or dishonor upon
English > disgrace: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningBring shame or dishonor upon.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThe performance is likely to disgrace Sue
Synonymsdishonor, dishonour, attaint, shame
Narrowerfoul, befoul, defile, maculateSpot, stain, or pollute
Oppositehonor, honour, rewardbestow honor or rewards upon
Spanishabochornar, avergonzar, deshonrar
Catalanavergonyir-se, avergonyir, deshonrar
Nounsdisgracea state of dishonor
English > disgrace: 4 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningReduce in worth or character, usually verbally.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymstake down, degrade, demean, put down
Narrowerdehumanize, dehumanisedeprive of human qualities
reducelower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation
Broaderhumiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abaseCause to feel shame
Spanishdegradarse, degradar, deshonrarse, deshonrar, envilecer
Catalandegradar-se, degradar, deshonrar-se, deshonrar, envilanir, envilir
English > disgrace: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningdamage the reputation of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Broaderdisparage, belittle, pick atExpress a negative opinion of
Spanishdesacreditar, desprestigiar, ultrajar
Catalandesacreditar, desprestigiar
Nounsdisgracea state of dishonor

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