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
    New Zealand informal in the dogbox
    ANTONYMS

    in favour