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From Middle French disgracier.
- (UK) IPA: /dɪsˈɡɹeɪs/, /dɪzˈɡɹeɪs/
- (US) IPA: /dɪsˈɡɹeɪs/, X-SAMPA: /dIs"gr\eIs/
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- Rhymes: -eɪs
disgrace (plural disgraces)
- The condition of being out of favor; loss of favor, regard, or respect.
- The state of being dishonored, or covered with shame; dishonor; shame; ignominy.
- That which brings dishonor; cause of shame or reproach; great discredit; as, vice is a disgrace to a rational being.
- (obsolete) An act of unkindness; a disfavor.
Related terms 
- To disrespect another; to put someone out of favor.