Etymology
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disgraceful (adj.)

1590s, "graceless," from dis- + graceful; also "full of disgrace, shameful, dishonorable, bringing or deserving shame" (1590s), from disgrace (n.) + -ful. Related: Disgracefully; disgracefulness.

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Definitions of disgraceful

disgraceful (adj.)
giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray;
disgraceful (adj.)
(used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson;
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