Disgrace is defined as to shame or dishonor.(verb)
An example of to disgrace is the teenage daughter of a pastor getting pregnant.
The definition of a disgrace is a loss of respect or a public dishonor.(noun)
A person who commits a crime is an example of a disgrace to a family.
See disgrace in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr disgrâce < It disgrazia < dis- (L dis-), not + grazia, favor < L gratia: see grace
See disgrace in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French disgrâce
Origin: , from Italian disgrazia
Origin: : dis-, not (from Latin; see dis- )
Origin: + grazia, favor (from Latin grātia, from grātus, pleasing; see gwerə-2 in Indo-European roots).
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