Synonyms for disgrace

Synonyms for (noun) disgrace

Synonyms: disgrace, ignominy, shame

Definition: a state of dishonor

Usage: one mistake brought shame to all his family; suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison

Similar words: dishonor, dishonour

Definition: a state of shame or disgrace

Usage: he was resigned to a life of dishonor

Synonyms for (verb) disgrace

Synonyms: discredit, disgrace

Definition: damage the reputation of

Usage: This newspaper story discredits the politicians

Similar words: belittle, pick at, disparage

Definition: express a negative opinion of

Usage: She disparaged her student's efforts


Synonyms: put down, take down, degrade, demean, disgrace

Definition: reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

Usage: She tends to put down younger women colleagues; His critics took him down after the lecture

Similar words: humble, humiliate, mortify, abase, chagrin

Definition: cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

Usage: He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss