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disgraceful

[dis-greys-fuh l] /dɪsˈgreɪs fəl/
adjective
1.
bringing or deserving disgrace; shameful; dishonorable; disreputable.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; disgrace + -ful
Related forms
disgracefully, adverb
disgracefulness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dis-graceful

disgraceful

/dɪsˈɡreɪsfʊl/
adjective
1.
shameful; scandalous
Derived Forms
disgracefully, adverb
disgracefulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for dis-graceful

disgraceful

adj.

1590s, "graceless," opposite of graceful; see dis- + graceful. Meaning "full of disgrace" (1590s) is from disgrace + -ful. Related: Disgracefully.

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