Disgraced
Disgrace Dis*grace", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disgraced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disgracing}.] [Cf. F. disgracier. See {Disgrace}, n.] 1. To put out of favor; to dismiss with dishonor. [1913 Webster]

Flatterers of the disgraced minister. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

Pitt had been disgraced and the old Duke of Newcastle dismissed. --J. Morley. [1913 Webster]

2. To do disfavor to; to bring reproach or shame upon; to dishonor; to treat or cover with ignominy; to lower in estimation. [1913 Webster]

Shall heap with honors him they now disgrace. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

His ignorance disgraced him. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

3. To treat discourteously; to upbraid; to revile. [1913 Webster]

The goddess wroth gan foully her disgrace. --Spenser.

Syn: To degrade; humble; humiliate; abase; disparage; defame; dishonor; debase. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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