Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: disgrace
IPA transcription: [dɪsɡɹ'eɪs]
Pronunciations of disgrace
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: shame, disgrace, ignominy
    Meaning: a state of dishonor; "one mistake brought shame to all his family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, shame
    Meaning: bring shame or dishonor upon; "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"
Usage examples
  • "And you go in disgrace.
  • I won't disgrace you, you will see; I'll still show....
  • They hold the church up to disgrace before all the world.
  • "But not in such a cause, not with such disgrace and such horror!" said Alyosha.
  • They shall at least be offered in a spirit which will not disgrace the cause of truth.
  • Was not one moment of her love worth all the rest of life, even in the agonies of disgrace?
  • Oh, was there ever so unhappy a creature as I? False name, false friend, in disgrace, in hiding!
  • "Is it a great disgrace to be poor?" asked Diamond, because of the tone in which his mother had spoken.
  • I should like to die for all humanity, and as for disgrace, I don't care about that--our names may perish.
  • Nothing could reinstate him in the confidence of the people, his ruin was irretrievable--his disgrace complete.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording There's No Disgrace Like Home, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Some Thoughts Concerning Education, License CC BY-SA 4.0
2. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Iron Curtain, License CC BY-SA 4.0