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Meaning of DISGRACEFUL

Pronunciation:  dis'greysful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [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; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice"
  2. [adj]  giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation; "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time"
 

DISGRACEFUL is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: black, dishonorable, dishonourable, ignominious, immoral, inglorious, opprobrious, scandalous, shameful, shocking
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*grace"ful\, a.
Bringing disgrace; causing shame; shameful; dishonorable;
unbecoming; as, profaneness is disgraceful to a man. --
{Dis*grace"ful*fy}, adv. -- {Dis*grace"ful*ness}, n.

      The Senate have cast you forth disgracefully. --B.
                                               Jonson.

 
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