disgraceful Definition

bringing or deserving disgrace or shame; shameful; dishonorable.

Using disgraceful: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "disgraceful" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The way he treated his employees was disgraceful.

  • Example

    It is disgraceful that people are still living in poverty in this day and age.

  • Example

    The politician's behavior was disgraceful and caused outrage among the public.

disgraceful Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for disgraceful

Antonyms for disgraceful


Summary: disgraceful in Brief

The term 'disgraceful' [dɪsˈɡreɪsfʊl] refers to something that brings or deserves disgrace or shame. It is often used to describe behavior that is shameful or dishonorable, as in 'The way he treated his employees was disgraceful.' 'Disgraceful' has formal synonyms like 'shameful' and 'dishonorable,' and informal ones like 'shameless' and 'low-down.'