disgraceful

adjective
dis·​grace·​ful | \ di-ˈskrās-fəl How to pronounce disgraceful (audio) , dis-ˈgrās- \

Definition of disgraceful

: bringing or involving disgrace disgraceful conduct

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Other Words from disgraceful

disgracefully \ di-​ˈskrās-​fə-​lē How to pronounce disgraceful (audio) , dis-​ˈgrās-​ \ adverb
disgracefulness noun

Examples of disgraceful in a Sentence

disgraceful disruptions at the graduation ceremonies
Recent Examples on the Web Particularly the rape of women is very disgraceful, shabby, and bad. Duarte Mendonca And Nima Elbagir, CNN, "Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch condemns Tigray 'genocide'," 8 May 2021 Senator Schumer has harshly criticized the GOP tax-reform package — under which two-thirds of Americans directly received a tax cut — as a disgraceful giveaway to the rich. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, "‘Stuffing Their Mouths with Gold’ — Selling the Biden/Yellen Tax Cartel," 10 Apr. 2021 Jenner would likely fail to hold fellow Republicans to account for their disgraceful targeting of the trans community. Allison Hope, CNN, "Give Caitlyn Jenner a chance," 28 Apr. 2021 Senator Schumer has harshly criticized the GOP tax-reform package — under which two-thirds of Americans directly received a tax cut — as a disgraceful giveaway to the rich. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, "‘Stuffing Their Mouths with Gold’ — Selling the Biden/Yellen Tax Cartel," 10 Apr. 2021 These disgraceful actions eventually got to the point of memeifying Breonna Taylor, showing the power of memes to steer us totally wrong. Michelle Santiago Cortés, refinery29.com, "The “Best” Memes Of 2021, So Far," 5 Apr. 2021 Senator Schumer has harshly criticized the GOP tax-reform package — under which two-thirds of Americans directly received a tax cut — as a disgraceful giveaway to the rich. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, "‘Stuffing Their Mouths with Gold’ — Selling the Biden/Yellen Tax Cartel," 10 Apr. 2021 These disgraceful actions eventually got to the point of memeifying Breonna Taylor, showing the power of memes to steer us totally wrong. Michelle Santiago Cortés, refinery29.com, "The “Best” Memes Of 2021, So Far," 5 Apr. 2021 Senator Schumer has harshly criticized the GOP tax-reform package — under which two-thirds of Americans directly received a tax cut — as a disgraceful giveaway to the rich. Brad Polumbo, National Review, "Chuck Schumer’s Tax Bailout for Rich Liberals," 6 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of disgraceful

1597, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of disgraceful was in 1597

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17 May 2021

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“Disgraceful.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disgraceful. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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disgraceful

adjective
dis·​grace·​ful | \ -fəl How to pronounce disgraceful (audio) \

Kids Definition of disgraceful

: bringing or deserving shame disgraceful manners

Other Words from disgraceful

disgracefully \ -​fə-​lē \ adverb

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