Synonyms of disgrace in English:

disgrace


See definition of disgrace

noun

1‘if he'd married her it would have brought disgrace on the family’

SYNONYMS

dishonour, shame, ignominy, discredit, degradation, disrepute, ill-repute, infamy, scandal, stigma, odium, opprobrium, obloquy, condemnation, vilification, contempt, disrespect, disapproval, disfavour, disapprobation

humiliation, embarrassment, loss of face

Australian strife

rare disesteem, reprobation, derogation

ANTONYMS

honour, glory

2‘the unemployment figures are a disgrace’

SYNONYMS

scandal, outrage, source of shame

discredit, reproach, affront, insult

bad reflection on, stain on, blemish on, blot on, blot on the escutcheon of, black mark on

stigma, brand

black sheep

informal crime, sin

literary smirch on

ANTONYMS

credit


verb

1‘you have disgraced the family name’

SYNONYMS

bring shame on, shame, dishonour, discredit, bring into disrepute, degrade, debase, defame, stigmatize, taint, sully, tarnish, besmirch, stain, blacken, drag through the mire, drag through the mud, give a bad name to, put in a bad light, reflect badly on

literary smirch, besmear

archaic spot

ANTONYMS

honour, do credit to

2‘he has been publicly disgraced for offences of which he was not guilty’

SYNONYMS

discredit, dishonour, defame, disparage, stigmatize, reproach, censure, blame

humiliate, mortify, embarrass, cause to lose face, chasten, humble, demean, put someone in their place, take down a peg or two, cut down to size, show up

North American informal make someone eat crow

US informal own

ANTONYMS

honour


Phrases

    in disgrace

      SYNONYMS

      out of favour, unpopular, in bad odour

      informal

      in someone's bad books, in someone's black books, in the doghouse

      NZ informal

      in the dogbox

      ANTONYMS

      in favour