quasi disgraced

disgrace

[dis-greys]
noun
1.
the loss of respect, honor, or esteem; ignominy; shame: the disgrace of criminals.
2.
a person, act, or thing that causes shame, reproach, or dishonor or is dishonorable or shameful.
3.
the state of being out of favor; exclusion from favor, confidence, or trust: courtiers and ministers in disgrace.
verb (used with object), disgraced, disgracing.
4.
to bring or reflect shame or reproach upon: to be disgraced by cowardice.
5.
to dismiss with discredit; put out of grace or favor; rebuke or humiliate: to be disgraced at court.

Origin:
1540–50; (noun) < Middle French < Italian disgrazia, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + grazia < Latin gratia (see grace); (v.) < Middle French disgracier < Italian disgraziare, derivative of disgrazia

disgracer, noun
predisgrace, noun
quasi-disgraced, adjective
self-disgrace, noun
self-disgraced, adjective
self-disgracing, adjective
undisgraced, adjective


1. disapproval, disapprobation, notoriety, taint. Disgrace, dishonor, ignominy, infamy imply a very low position in the opinion of others. Disgrace implies the disfavor of others: to be in disgrace. Dishonor implies a stain on honor or honorable reputation; it relates especially to the person's own conduct: He preferred death to dishonor. Ignominy is disgrace in which one's situation invites contempt: the ignominy of being discovered cheating. Infamy is shameful notoriety, or baseness of action or character that is widely known and recognized: The children never outlived the father's infamy. 3. disfavor, odium, obloquy. 4. dishonor, defame, stain, sully, taint. 5. degrade, disapprove.


1. honor.
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disgrace (dɪsˈɡreɪs)
 
n
1.  a condition of shame, loss of reputation, or dishonour
2.  a shameful person, thing, or state of affairs
3.  exclusion from confidence or trust: he is in disgrace with his father
 
vb
4.  to bring shame upon; be a discredit to
5.  to treat or cause to be treated with disfavour
 
dis'gracer
 
n

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disgrace
1540s, from M.Fr. disgracier, from It. disgraziare, from disgrazia "misfortune, deformity," from dis- "opposite of" (see dis-) + grazia "grace" (see grace). Related: Disgraced.
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