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  Words related to disgrace

Related / Similar Words: shame, ignominy, discredit, take down, degrade, demean, put down, dishonor, dishonour, attaint

 

Definition:
  • a state of dishonor; "one mistake brought shame to all his family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison";
  • damage the reputation of; "This newspaper story discredits the politicians";
  • reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture";
  • bring shame or dishonor upon; "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime";

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    Hyponyms: humiliation, obloquy, opprobrium, odium, reproach, reduce, dehumanize, dehumanise, foul, befoul, defile, maculate

     

    Derivational Morphology: discredit, dishonor, dishonour, attaint, shame, ignominy, disrepute, put-down, squelch, squelcher, takedown, abasement, degradation, abjection, debasement

     

     
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