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The F-22 is a shameful, disgraceful boondoggle and it revolts me.
Ralph Peters

Meaning of "disgraceful" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DISGRACEFUL

disgraceful  [dɪsˈɡreɪsfʊl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DISGRACEFUL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Disgraceful is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES DISGRACEFUL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Disgraceful

Disgraceful was Dubstar's debut album. It was released in October 1995 on the Food Records label, a division of EMI that was also home to Blur.

Definition of disgraceful in the English dictionary

The definition of disgraceful in the dictionary is shameful; scandalous.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DISGRACEFUL


adviceful
ədˈvaɪsfʊl
blissful
ˈblɪsfʊl
choiceful
ˈtʃɔɪsfʊl
deviceful
dɪˈvaɪsfʊl
distressful
dɪsˈtrɛsfʊl
forceful
ˈfɔːsfʊl
graceful
ˈɡreɪsfʊl
houseful
ˈhaʊsfʊl
peaceful
ˈpiːsfʊl
promiseful
ˈprɒmɪsfʊl
purposeful
ˈpɜːpəsfʊl
rejoiceful
rɪˈdʒɔɪsfʊl
resourceful
rɪˈzɔːsfʊl
successful
səkˈsɛsfʊl
suspenseful
səˈspɛnsfʊl
unblissful
ʌnˈblɪsfʊl
ungraceful
ʌnˈɡreɪsfʊl
unsuccessful
ˌʌnsəkˈsɛsfʊl
useful
ˈjuːsfʊl
voiceful
ˈvɔɪsfʊl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DISGRACEFUL

disgestion
disglorify
disgodded
disgorge
disgorgement
disgorger
disgospelling
disgown
disgrace
disgraced
disgracefully
disgracefulness
disgracer
disgracious
disgradation
disgrade
disgregation
disgruntle
disgruntled
disgruntlement

WORDS THAT END LIKE DISGRACEFUL

careful
chanceful
distasteful
fateful
grateful
hateful
hopeful
ireful
mischanceful
offenceful
revengeful
rueful
shameful
spiteful
tasteful
ungrateful
unpeaceful
vengeful
wasteful
woeful

Synonyms and antonyms of disgraceful in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DISGRACEFUL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «disgraceful» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of disgraceful

Translation of «disgraceful» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DISGRACEFUL

Find out the translation of disgraceful to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of disgraceful from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «disgraceful» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

丢人的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vergonzoso
570 millions of speakers

English

disgraceful
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शर्मनाक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شَائِن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

позорный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vergonhoso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মর্যাদাহানিকর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

honteux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Memalukan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schändlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

不名誉な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

수치스러운
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngrusak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ô nhục
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அவமானகரமானது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लज्जास्पद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ayıp
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vergognoso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

haniebny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ганебний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rușinos
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ατιμωτικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skande
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skandalös
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vanærende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of disgraceful

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DISGRACEFUL»

The term «disgraceful» is quite widely used and occupies the 45.482 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DISGRACEFUL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about disgraceful

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10 QUOTES WITH «DISGRACEFUL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word disgraceful.
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Terence Fisher
The written word is the basic of everything. Most important, the idea, and after that, the dialogue. You can rehash the dialogue as you go along, it 's disgraceful to have to do this, but now and again you have no choice.
2
Douglas Hyde
It is a most disgraceful shame the way in which Irishmen are brought up. They are ashamed of their language, institutions, and of everything Irish.
3
Juvenal
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in mind, don't ignore your son's tender years.
4
Ryszard Kapuscinski
The Cold War in Africa is one of the darkest, most disgraceful pages in contemporary history, and everybody ought to be ashamed.
5
George Mason
As much as I value an union of all the states, I would not admit the southern states into the union, unless they agreed to the discontinuance of this disgraceful trade, because it would bring weakness and not strength to the union.
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George Mason
The augmentation of slaves weakens the states; and such a trade is diabolical in itself, and disgraceful to mankind.
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Ralph Peters
The F-22 is a shameful, disgraceful boondoggle and it revolts me.
8
Mona Singh
It is just completely disgraceful that someone can go to the extent of morphing my face onto someone else's body to create a sensational video.
9
Catherine Helen Spence
Drinking habits were very prevalent among men, and were not in any way disgraceful, unless excessive.
10
Paul Vixie
It's as if our electric grid didn't even have fences around it. This is disgraceful what we do, and what we don't do, to protect the Internet.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DISGRACEFUL»

Discover the use of disgraceful in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to disgraceful and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Disgraceful Affair: Simone de Beauvoir, Jean-Paul Sartre, ...
In this intimate memoir, Bianca Lamblin tells the story of her menage a trois with Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, and their abandonment of her, a Jew, at the onset of World War II.
Bianca Lamblin, 1996
2
Disgraceful Matters: The Politics of Chastity in ...
Looking beyond the familiar trappings of the cult of female chastity such as hagiographies of widows and chastity shrines--in late imperial China, this book explores the cult's political significance and practical ramifications in everyday ...
Janet M. Theiss, 2005
3
The Hollywood Book of Scandals: The Shocking, Often ...
In The Hollywood Book of Scandals, bestselling showbiz author James Robert Parish takes us inside thirty-two of the most amazing scandals in Tinseltown history.
James Parish, 2004
4
Disgraceful Miss
But when a rival for Angelica's affections arrives, Julian realizes he can't lose her—and can no longer control his passion for her.... Book two of the Fortney Follies series.
Elaine Golden, 2011
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A Disgraceful Affair
Included in this volume are some of Dostoyevsky's most troubling, moving, and poignant short works. Bonus story Harper Perennial proudly supports the art of the short story.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 2009
6
Disgraceful Mr. Ravenhurst
Stumbling upon his dowdy cousin Elinor on the Continent, Theo Ravenhurst hardly believes his luck.
Louise Allen, 2009
7
Disgraceful Archaeology: Or Things You Shouldn't Know About ...
In this book, authors Paul Bahn and Bill Tidy take an amusing approach to archaeology, discussing important finds and saucy stories from history. With this book, archaeology becomes interesting, accessible, and hilarious.
Paul G. Bahn, Bill Tidy, 1999
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A Disgraceful Miss (Mills & Boon Historical Undone) (Fortney ...
But when a rival for Angelica's affections arrives, Julian realizes he can't lose her—and can no longer control his passion for her. . . . Book two of the Fortney Follies series.
Elaine Golden, 2011
9
Disgraceful Archaeology: Or Things You Shouldn't Know About ...
The book that all archaeology buffs have secretly been yearning for!
Paul Bahn, Bill Tidy, 2012
10
The Whole Disgraceful Truth: Selected Letters of Lady ...
Lady Caroline Lamb was described by her lover, Lord Byron, as having a heart like a "little volcano" and as "the cleverest most agreeable, absurd, amiable, perplexing, dangerous fascinating little being that lives now or ought to have lived ...
Lady Caroline Lamb, Paul Douglass, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DISGRACEFUL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term disgraceful is used in the context of the following news items.
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Manchester students' union hits out at George Osborne's 'disgraceful
Students have hit back at George Osborne's 'disgraceful' decision to scrap maintenance grants - warning Manchester's poorest ... «Manchester Evening News, Jul 15»
2
Jennifer Lopez 'disgraceful' gig investigation falls through in …
Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane ordered the stage broadcasting regulator to look into 2M's screening of her "disgraceful" performance at a ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
3
Martin Lewis slams 'disgraceful' NatWest documentary The Bank …
Martin Lewis slams 'disgraceful' NatWest documentary The Bank after staff shown 'exploiting' customers over loans and mortgages. 10:52, 8 ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
GOP attack on open records is disgraceful - Wausau Daily Herald
EDITOR: The Republican party of Wisconsin has sunk to a new low. It chose to use the July 4 holiday weekend as cover in an attempt to do ... «Wausau Daily Herald, Jul 15»
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Letter: It's disgraceful to celebrate July Fourth by wasting food …
It's disgraceful to celebrate July Fourth by wasting food. Once again, I am astonished and appalled at the joyous publicity, celebration and hype ... «Buffalo News, Jul 15»
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Anger at 'disgraceful' fly-tipping
Mr Roycroft, 85, who has lived in the area since 1966, said: “It is disgraceful. I am fairly confident it is a minority of people that does it a lot, but I ... «Times Series, Jul 15»
7
Notable & Quotable: The Disgraceful Stevens Prosecution - WSJ
Notable & Quotable: The Disgraceful Stevens Prosecution. 'The government's perfidy' in its prosecution of Sen. Ted Stevens 'came to light ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
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Village cow theft is udderly disgraceful
The crooks struck overnight between June 19 and 20 by luring the two-year-old red heifer into the back of a car. Farm owner, John Brown, said ... «TheGazette.co.uk, Jul 15»
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a disgraceful policy that's about to get worse - The Guardian
The Guardian view on the benefit cap: a disgraceful policy that's about to get worse. Editorial. It is a scheme cooked up out of slogans, which ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
10
Christie hits Paul on national security: Fundraising 'disgraceful'
"It's disgraceful," Christie said of the fundraising Monday. Christie, though, also benefited financially off the NSA debate as his political action ... «CNN, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Disgraceful [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/disgraceful>. Oct 2019 ».
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