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disgrace

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of disgrace

  1. 1 the state of having lost the esteem of others the players who threw the game were in disgrace with their schoolmates Synonyms of disgrace discredit, disesteem, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, shame Words Related to disgrace scandal; contempt, despite, disdain, scorn; deprecation, disapprobation, disapproval, disfavor; abasement, debasement, debasing, degradation, dust, humbling, humiliation; blot, brand, shadow, slur, smirch, spot, stain, stigma, taint Near Antonyms of disgrace admiration, appreciation, estimation, regard; awe, fear, reverence; fame, glory, renown, repute Antonyms of disgrace esteem, honor, respect

  2. 2 a cause of shame the exposure of his criminal record was a huge disgrace for the councilman Synonyms of disgrace dishonor, opprobrium, reflection, reproach, scandal Words Related to disgrace blot, brand, slur, smirch, spot, stain, stigma, taint Near Antonyms of disgrace boast, glory, jewel, pride, treasure Antonyms of disgrace credit, honor

  3. 3 a regrettable or blameworthy act it's a disgrace to let all the leftover food from the banquet go to waste, so let's deliver it to the homeless shelter Synonyms of disgrace crime, pity, shame, sinWords Related to disgrace outrage, scandal

Synonym Discussion of disgrace

disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, infamy, ignominy mean the state or condition of suffering loss of esteem and of enduring reproach. disgrace often implies humiliation and sometimes ostracism.
    • sent home in disgrace
dishonor emphasizes the loss of honor that one has enjoyed or the loss of self-esteem.
    • preferred death to life with dishonor
disrepute stresses loss of one's good name or the acquiring of a bad reputation.
    • a once proud name fallen into disrepute
infamy usually implies notoriety as well as exceeding shame.
    • a day that lives in infamy
ignominy stresses humiliation.
    • the ignominy of being arrested

disgrace

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of disgrace



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