- The condition of being out of favor; loss of favor, regard, or respect."Macduff lives in disgrace." [Shak.]
- The state of being dishonored, or covered with shame; dishonor; shame; ignominy."To tumble down thy husband and thyself From top of honor to disgrace's feet?" [Shak.]
- That which brings dishonor; cause of shame or reproach; great discredit; as, vice is a disgrace to a rational being.
- An act of unkindness; a disfavor.(Obs)"The interchange continually of favors and disgraces." [Bacon.]synonyms: Disfavor; disesteem; opprobrium; reproach; discredit; disparagement; dishonor; shame; infamy; ignominy; humiliation.
Etymology: F. disgrâce; pref. dis-L. dis-) + grâce. See Grace