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disgrace (v.)

1550s, "disfigure, deprive of (outward) grace," a sense now obsolete; 1590s, "put out of favor, dismiss with discredit," also "bring shame or reproach upon" from French disgracier (16c.), from Italian disgraziare, from disgrazia "misfortune, deformity," from dis- "opposite of" (see dis-) + grazia "grace" (see grace (n.)). Related: Disgraced; disgracing.

Origin and meaning of disgrace

disgrace (n.)

1580s, "state of being out of favor of one in a powerful or exalted position;" also "cause of shame or reproach;" 1590s, "state of ignominy, dishonor, or shame," from French disgrace (16c.), from Italian disgrazia, from dis- (see dis-) + grazia, from Latin gratia "favor, esteem, regard; pleasing quality, good will, gratitude" (see grace (n.)).

Origin and meaning of disgrace

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Definitions of disgrace from WordNet
1
disgrace (v.)
bring shame or dishonor upon;
Synonyms: dishonor / dishonour / attaint / shame
disgrace (v.)
reduce in worth or character, usually verbally;
Synonyms: take down / degrade / demean / put down
disgrace (v.)
damage the reputation of;
Synonyms: discredit
2
disgrace (n.)
a state of dishonor;
Synonyms: shame / ignominy
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