bringing or deserving disgrace; shameful; dishonorable; disreputable.
- dis·grace·ful·ly, adverb
- dis·grace·ful·ness, noun
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How to use disgraceful in a sentence
The idea that anybody would be playing politics with an attack on the United States Capitol is despicable and is disgraceful.Bipartisan House probe of Jan. 6 insurrection falls apart after Pelosi blocks two GOP members | Marianna Sotomayor, Jacqueline Alemany, Karoun Demirjian | July 22, 2021 | Washington Post
It was never my intent to be a part of something that’s so disgraceful to our American people and so disgraceful to our country.In sentencing regretful Capitol protester, federal judge rebukes Republicans | Spencer Hsu, Rachel Weiner | June 23, 2021 | Washington Post
“Every single day that Title 42 continues to exist is a day that our government is doing something disgraceful and inhumane, and it should end.”More migrant families make it into United States, but thousands are still being expelled | Maria Sacchetti | March 17, 2021 | Washington Post
Like Hugh Hefner, Lee was the perfect type of editor for infusing a shabby if not disgraceful medium with new energy, a new audience and a sense of hipness.‘True Believer’ tries to capture Stan Lee. It isn’t easy. | Glen David Gold | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
This is disgraceful and reinforces the need for Congress to protect consumers and small businesses from this predatory behavior.Debt Collectors Have Made a Fortune This Year. Now They’re Coming for More. | by Paul Kiel and Jeff Ernsthausen | October 5, 2020 | ProPublica
But burning, rioting, and looting are disgraceful—and they make for real-life victims we somehow never hear about.
And now, after 60 years, the disgraceful falsity of the charge has finally been confirmed.
“I think it is disgraceful,” said New York Republican Congressman Peter King.Guardian and WaPo Share Pulitzer: Snowden Hails Victory for “More Accountable Democracy” | David Freedlander | April 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I favor his release, I think he's served long enough, but to be used in this fashion, it's disgraceful.Exclusive: U.S. Intel Committee Chiefs Blast Deal for Israeli Spy | Josh Rogin | April 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But, writes Michael Tomasky, they're nothing compared to the GOP's disgraceful opposition.
Nothing so disgraceful could possibly occur, always answered Mr. Watkin.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
Kings have done some disgraceful things in their time, but nothing quite so bad as your conduct to-night.The Weight of the Crown | Fred M. White
The army's called out already to help the police keep order—the lootin' was disgraceful for about an hour.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
The disgraceful riots of Philadelphia again commenced; many were killed.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Here Lawrence turned Captain Jackson over, charging him with disgraceful cowardice.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
British Dictionary definitions for disgraceful
- disgracefully, adverb
- disgracefulness, noun
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