disgraceful disgraceful  /dɪs ˈɡreɪs fəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
  2. (adj) (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame

Usage(s):

  • In Jordan, we are challenging this disgraceful practice.

News

  1. Target of racist remark graciously accepts apology

    Remarks made recently by Manchester Board of Edu-cation member Michael Crockett about fellow board member Ron Atwater were racist and disgraceful. The board properly called a hearing on Crockett’s conduct and thereby prompted him to apologize to Atwater in person and to the board and the town at a board meeting.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Journal Inquirer

  2. U.S. Rep. Cicilline calls treatment of Birch students 'disgraceful'

    U.S. Rep. Cicilline calls treatment of Birch students 'disgraceful'
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Providence Journal

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Quotes

  1. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called Bush's decision "disgraceful. Libby's conviction was the one faint glimmer of accountability for White House efforts to manipulate intelligence and silence critics of the Iraq war."
    on Jul 3, 2007 By: Harry Reid Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. Accusing Obama of "smearing" Palin in "offensive and disgraceful" comments, the McCain campaign demanded an apology.
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: John McCain Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "Whoever the coward was that committed this disgraceful act on our city will be found and prosecuted to the full extent of the law," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
    on Mar 6, 2007 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: 940 News

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