disgracefully

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv disgracefully in a dishonorable manner or to a dishonorable degree "his grades were disgracefully low"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • disgracefully In a disgraceful manner; with disgrace: as, the troops fled disgracefully.
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Quotations

  • David Hare
    David%20Hare
    “To those whose God is honor; only disgrace is a sin.”
  • Motto
    Motto
    “Death rather than disgrace.”
  • Scottish Proverb
    Scottish Proverb
    “One may survive distress, but not disgrace.”
  • Hitopadesa
    Hitopadesa
    “No wise person should make known the loss of fortune, any malpractice in their house, his being cheated, or having been disgraced.”
  • Jim Palmer
    Jim Palmer
    “Losing is no disgrace if you've given your best.”
  • Dante Alighieri
    Dante%20Alighieri
    “This miserable state is borne by the wretched souls of those who lived without disgrace and without praise.”

Usage

In literature:

Had she dared to offer him that which it was a disgrace to possess If such were the case, of what avail was all his teaching?
"North, South and Over the Sea" by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
During the last fortnight or more Captain Scarborough's name had been subjected to many remarks and to much disgrace.
"Mr. Scarborough's Family" by Anthony Trollope
O Pandu's son, my disgrace had ere this been fated.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2" by Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
It is cowardly and disgraceful.
"Tiger and Tom and Other Stories for Boys" by Various
The boys' conduct has already brought a disgrace upon our family which we can never outgrow.
"Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions" by Slason Thompson
Was my offence so deep in disgrace that thou dost plan so deep a disgrace for me?
"Evelyn Innes" by George Moore
The club over Eloise is the shame of some disgrace that he holds the key to.
"Vanguards of the Plains" by Margaret McCarter
No, for he was disgraced; absolutely, irredeemably, atrociously disgraced.
"The Divine Fire" by May Sinclair
Were not then this disgraceful, if when living we treat him as a friend, but after he is gone we no longer treat him so?
"The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I." by Euripides
The disgrace, and the necessity of yielding, both of them, grow upon you every hour of your delay.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. II. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
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In poetry:

Come all ye bondmen far and near,
Let's put a song in massa's ear,
It is a song for our poor race,
Who're whipped and trampled with disgrace.
"A Song For Freedom" by Anonymous Americas
That Jesus, (thou must too believe!)
For sin did a full ransom give,
When on the cross He bore disgrace,
For all the sins of all our race —
"Advice To Those Who Are Desirous Of Obtaining God's Favour, And Forgiveness Of Their Sins" by Rees Prichard
POLEMIUS.
Stay, do not approach him nearer;
For I would not he remarked thee,
I would save him the disgrace
Of being seen by thee thus shackled.
"The Purgatory Of St. Patrick - Act II" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
BLAND only eats bad boys, who swear -
Who CAN behave, but DON'T -
Disgraceful lads who say "don't care,"
And "shan't," and "can't," and "won't."
"The Two Ogres" by William Schwenck Gilbert
I was in sorrow and disgrace :—
To share them thou did'st not repine ;—
And if a smile illumed my face,
'Twas but reflected there from thine.
"Stanzas to Mary" by Mary Anne Browne
Tho' many, worthier far, have placed
The tributes of their Friendship here,
Thou wilt not deem the page disgraced
By one who holds thee very dear.
"Written In An Album" by Mary Anne Browne

In news:

"It is disgraceful," Flora Enchinton said.
"It's just a total disgrace and so disappointing and so disheartening," said Msgr.
TANNERSVILLE, New York (AP) — Disgraced cyclist Floyd Landis received a warm reception Friday as he competed in the first stage of the Tour of the Catskills in upstate New York.
Cecilia Chang, disgraced St John's University dean, dead in apparent suicide.
Cecilia Chang, the disgraced St John's University dean accused of using students as personal servants and stealing from the school, was found dead in her apartment Tuesday of an apparent suicide, a law enforcement official said.
Aside from the obvious hints — he is a cyclist and he was caught — who even suspected the disgraced cyclist was a performance-enhancing drug user.
Massachusetts governor orders massive 'file by file' review of disgraced chemist 's cases.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Penn State's disgraced former president is trying to convince the public he had no idea that Jerry Sandusky was a child molester — and that he most certainly did not protect one.
Disgraced CIA director due to testify before Congress.
The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer' At this point, you've probably already made your decision about what you think of disgraced former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer.
The winner of Tuesday's special election to replace disgraced ex-state Sen Carl Kruger remained a nail biter Wednesday.
For the Estefans to mingle with people who espouse communist feelings and ideas is a disgrace not only to the Cuban people, but the American people as a whole.
Disgraced former DC Councilman Kwame Brown received a stern lecture Tuesday after he failed to comply with a judge's orders before he is to be sentenced on bank fraud charges.
Officials say 2011 investigation into disgraced hockey coach came back empty.
Disgraced cyclist had his seven Tour de France victories struck off due to doping.
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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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