disgrace

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /dɪsˈɡɹeɪs/ or /dɪzˈɡɹeɪs/
  • (US) IPA: /dɪsˈɡɹeɪs/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
disgrace

Plural
disgraces

  1. A shame to someone or a group of people.
    The worst thing in life is being a disgrace.

Verb[change]

Plain form
disgrace

Third-person singular
disgraces

Past tense
disgraced

Past participle
disgraced

Present participle
disgracing

  1. To bring disgrace or shame to yourself or someone else
    The journalist disgraced the Congressman by telling the public of his sex scandal.

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