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Synonyms of 'disgrace'

(noun) 
Definition
a condition of shame, loss of reputation, or dishonour
I have brought disgrace upon my family.
Synonyms
shame
I don't want to bring shame on the family name.
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contempt
I will treat that remark with the contempt it deserves.
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discredit
His actions have brought discredit on the whole regiment.
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degradation
scenes of misery and degradation
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disrepute
Our profession was brought into disrepute.
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ignominy
the ignominy of being made redundant
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dishonour
You have brought dishonour on a fine and venerable institution.
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infamy
one of the greatest acts of infamy in history
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opprobrium
She had to undergo the opprobrium of a public trial.
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odium (formal)
She has been exposed to public odium and scandal.
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disfavour
He fell into disfavour and had to resign.
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disesteem
Opposites
(noun) 
Definition
a shameful person or thing
the disgrace of having claimed a prize I didn't deserve
Synonyms
scandal
His poor behaviour will only lead to scandal.
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stain
a stain on the honour of its war dead
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stigma
Even in a recession there's still a stigma attached to being out of work.
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blot
a blot on the reputation of the architectural profession
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blemish
the one blemish on an otherwise resounding success
(verb) 
Definition
to bring shame upon (oneself or others)
These soldiers have disgraced their regiment.
Synonyms
shame
I wouldn't shame my family by trying that.
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stain
It was too late. Their reputation had been stained.
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humiliate
His teacher continually humiliates him in maths lessons.
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discredit
He says his accusers are trying to discredit him.
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degrade
No-one should feel degraded at their place of work.
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taint
They said that the elections had been tainted by corruption.
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sully
Reputations are easily sullied and business lost.
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dishonour
I don't want to dishonour the men and women who risk their lives to keep us safe.
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stigmatize
They are often stigmatized by the rest of society as lazy and dirty.
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defame
He complained that the article defamed him.
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abase
He made his courtiers abase themselves before him.
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bring shame upon
Opposites

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Additional synonyms

in the sense of abase
He made his courtiers abase themselves before him.
Synonyms
in the sense of blemish
Definition
a defect
the one blemish on an otherwise resounding success
in the sense of blot
Definition
a stain on one's character
a blot on the reputation of the architectural profession
Synonyms
demerit,
smirch,
blot on your escutcheon

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