Synonyms of disgrace
1 shameDictionary • I have brought disgrace upon my family.
shame • I don't want to bring shame on the family name.
contempt • I will treat that remark with the contempt it deserves.
discredit • His actions have brought discredit on the whole regiment.
degradation • scenes of misery and degradation
disrepute • Our profession was brought into disrepute.
ignominy • the ignominy of being made redundant
dishonour • You have brought dishonour on a fine and venerable institution.
infamy • one of the greatest acts of infamy in history
opprobrium • He had to undergo the opprobrium of a public trial.
odium (formal) • He has been exposed to public odium and scandal.
disfavour • He fell into disfavour and had to resign.
2 scandalDictionary • the disgrace of having an illegitimate child
scandal • She braved the scandal of her husband's love child.
stain • a stain on the honour of its war dead
stigma • There is very little stigma attached to crime and criminals.
blot • a blot on the reputation of the architectural profession
blemish • the one blemish on an otherwise resounding success
shameDictionary • These soldiers have disgraced their regiment.
shame • I wouldn't shame my family by trying that.
stain • It was too late. Their reputation had been stained.
humiliate • His teacher continually humiliates him in maths lessons.
discredit • He says his accusers are trying to discredit him.
degrade • Pornography degrades women.
taint • They said that the elections had been tainted by corruption.
sully • Reputations are easily sullied and business lost.
dishonour • It would dishonour my family if I didn't wear the veil.
stigmatize • They are often stigmatized by the rest of society as lazy and dirty.
defame • He complained that the article defamed him.
abase • He said he refused to abase himself before women.
bring shame upon
PHRASE:▷ in disgrace
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abaseto humble or belittle (oneself, etc)
• He said he refused to abase himself before women.
put in your place
put in your place
blemishA blemish on something is a small fault in it.
• the one blemish on an otherwise resounding success
blotIf something is a blot on a person's or thing's reputation, it spoils their reputation.
• a blot on the reputation of the architectural profession
Thesaurus for disgrace from the Collins English Thesaurus
a condition of shame, loss of reputation, or dishonour
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