Disgracive

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Disgracive Disgracing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • disgracive Disgraceful.
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Quotations

  • Horace
    Horace
    “We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others.”
  • John Ruskin
    John%20Ruskin
    “The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.”
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis%20Bacon
    “The person is a poor judge who by an action can be disgraced more in failing than they can be honored in succeeding.”
  • Pierre Corneille
    Pierre%20Corneille
    “I have deserved neither so much honor or so much disgrace.”
  • David Hare
    David%20Hare
    “To those whose God is honor; only disgrace is a sin.”
  • Motto
    Motto
    “Death rather than disgrace.”

Usage

In literature:

Well, better disgrace yourself here than disgrace your country on the field of battle.
"Press Cuttings" by George Bernard Shaw
I'll not be the first to disgrace the clan.
"The Unwilling Vestal" by Edward Lucas White
Besides, to be sure no lady would look upon him, if he should so disgrace himself.
"Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded" by Samuel Richardson
Our troops are disgraced, our eagles taken.
"Hypatia" by Charles Kingsley
The disgrace is, for one o' the family to ha' married a man as has brought her to beggary.
"The Mill on the Floss" by George Eliot
Your sword is already familiar with disgrace.
"Love and Intrigue A Play" by Friedrich Schiller
He had disgraced himself.
"The White Feather" by P. G. Wodehouse
We have brought disgrace and defeat upon them.
"Beric the Briton" by G. A. Henty
You are disgracing everybody.
"The Eustace Diamonds" by Anthony Trollope
See again neither her nor the impostor she has been cherishing for my disgrace.
"What Will He Do With It, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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In poetry:

Adam endeavour'd wisely to conceal,
With fig-tree leaves his error and disgrace,
But Noah, in his liquor, did reveal
What Nature hid, before his children's face.
"Advice To The Drunkard" by Rees Prichard
And what, O what will my mother say?
She'll wish her daughter was in the clay.
My father will curse me to my face;
The neighbours will know of my black disgrace.
"The Girl's Lamentation" by William Allingham
Gone are the fair old dreams, and one by one,
As, one by one, the means to reach them went,
As, one by one, the stars in riot and disgrace,
I squandered what . . .
"I Now, O Friend, Whom Noiselessly The Snows" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Farewel Philander! lovely Delia too,
But oh! the muse can scarcely say adieu.
Still to the nuptial band an honour live,
That Hymen, long disgrac'd, new joys may give.
"A Farewel to the Country" by Samuel Bowden
Don’t make me fall in love with that face
Don’t let the drunk the wine seller embrace.
Sufi, you know the pace of this path,
The lovers and drunks don’t disgrace.
"Rubaiyat 21" by Shams al-Din Hafiz
When the will has forgotten the lifelong aim,
And the mind can only disgrace its fame,
And a man is uncertain of his own name--
The power of the Lord shall fill this frame.
"Dominus Illuminatio Mea" by Anonymous British

In news:

Disgraced cyclist had his seven Tour de France victories struck off due to doping.
And Palin is simply a disgrace.
I heard about this disgraceful event while listening to KUSC here in L.A.
Disgraced former Department of Public Works chief James Wiley has $70,000 coming to him in unused compensation time, but the township plans to take its share first, officials said yesterday.
If Sen John McCain shocked the world and decided to pick disgraced New York Gov Eliot Spitzer as his running mate.
General David Petraeus may be in the fight of his life – to restore his reputation, as new details involving the disgraced Marine continue to be made public.
Ump Davidson a disgrace to the game.
Disgraced former financier Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty to 11 federal felonies in March 2009 and was later sentenced to 150 years in prison.
In the twelve years since he resigned in defeat and disgrace, he has been carefully plotting his return to power.
After four years at the helm, President Obama has not only disgraced this country but also destroyed it with a $16 trillion debt that can never be repaid.
Lance Armstrong 's former assistant Mike Anderson has penned a scathing article about the disgraced cyclist for Outside magazine.
More disgrace for Kobayashi as Nathan's removes him from 'Wall of Fame.
Former Deputy Matt Lyons apologized for "disgracing" the Sheriff's Office.
From Spain to Poland to Bosnia to Rwanda, the twentieth century was marked by disgraceful betrayals on the part of the West.
A disgraced former West Texas elected official has been sentenced to 61/2 years in prison for drug trafficking and money laundering.
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In science:

Ordered by the sixth Fatimid caliph, al-Hakim, to carry out this operation, he quickly perceived the insanity of what he was attempting to do, and retired in disgrace.
Astrometry during the past 2000 years
Ill-treated as PWDs are an economic burden and a social disgrace.
Mathematical Analysis of the Problems faced by the People With Disabilities (PWDs)
The caretakers are also depressed and dejected for having the PWDs as their children. Caretakers have no mind to spend on PWDs. They are ill treated as PWDs are a economic burden and a social disgrace. So caretakers never take any steps to make them get any form of vocations training.
Mathematical Analysis of the Problems faced by the People With Disabilities (PWDs)
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