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English

Etymology

From Middle French disgracier.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
disgrace

Plural
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  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.

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Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to disgrace

Third person singular
disgraces

Simple past
disgraced

Past participle
-

Present participle
disgracing

to disgrace (third-person singular simple present disgraces, present participle disgracing, simple past and past participle disgraced)
  1. To disrespect another; to put someone out of favor.

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