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Entry Word: disgrace
Function: noun
Text: 1 the state of having lost the esteem of others <the players who threw the game were in disgrace with their schoolmates>
Synonyms discredit, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, shame
Related Words contempt, disdain, scorn; deprecation, disapprobation, disapproval, disfavor; abasement, debasement, debasing, degradation, humbling, humiliation; blot, brand, slur, smirch, spot, stain, stigma
Near Antonyms admiration, regard; awe, fear, reverence; fame, glory, renown, repute
Antonyms esteem, honor, respect
2 a cause of shame <the exposure of his criminal activities was a huge disgrace for the councilman>
Synonyms crime, dishonor, reflection, reproach, scandal
Related Words brand, smirch, spot, stain, stigma
Antonyms credit, honor
3 a regrettable or blameworthy act <it's a disgrace to let all the leftover food from the banquet go to waste, so let's deliver it to the homeless shelter> -- see CRIME 2