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disgrace

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1 the state of having lost the esteem of others

  • the players who threw the game were in disgrace with their schoolmates
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2 a cause of shame

  • the exposure of his criminal record was a huge disgrace for the councilman
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3 a regrettable or blameworthy act

  • itʼs a disgrace to let all the leftover food from the banquet go to waste, so letʼs deliver it to the homeless shelter
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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



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