disgrace collocations and examples

 UK /dɪsˈɡreɪs/

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1

the loss of other people’s respect


Verbs frequently used with disgrace
bring disgrace: bringShe’d brought disgrace on her family, shame, indeed, on the whole village.be in disgrace: be in, fall intoI was in disgrace at the time, because I had set the dormitory on fire the night before.
2

someone or something very bad


Adjectives frequently used with disgrace
complete: absolute, complete, total, utterIt is an absolute disgrace that she didn’t win.involving people in general: national, publicThe performance of our privatized railways is by common consent a national disgrace.
Nouns frequently used after disgrace to
country, family, humanity, name, professionIn my opinion he is a disgrace to the legal profession.
 
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