Translation of disgrace in Spanish:


vergüenza, n.

Pronunciation /dɪsˈɡreɪs//dɪsˈɡreɪs/


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    vergüenza feminine
    there's no disgrace in being poor ser pobre no es ninguna vergüenza
    • it's a disgrace es un escándalo
    • his conduct brought disgrace on his family su conducta trajo la deshonra a la familia
    • she was sent upstairs in disgrace la mandaron arriba castigada
    • she spent several years in disgrace pasó varios años en el oprobio / la ignominia
    • On various matters, they helped set the stage for the scandalous behavior of John and other high-fliers now in disgrace.
    • He failed a drugs test and was sent home in disgrace.
    • Congregations across all 15 churches he ran were stunned when a letter was read out simultaneously by officials informing them he had quit his post in disgrace as a result of his affair.
    • But a few months later, he was back, contesting the by-election held to find a new member to fill the seat he had vacated in disgrace.
    • A teen who acts out in school or is disrespectful can bring disgrace upon the family.
    • And If he took your advice and retired in disgrace, who would you nominate as a replacement?
    • It is usually only when an element of criminal dishonesty is involved that there follows a removal, in disgrace, from Westminster.
    • He was in disgrace in 1552 and degraded from the Garter, but restored to favour by Mary, whom he served as lord privy seal.
    • But the fugitives were captured at Varennes, and brought back to Paris in disgrace.
    • But dismissed in disgrace nearly 10 years ago, he is using his influence and contacts to make a return from exile.
    • The family guilty of such an omission would be held in disgrace and contempt pending the intervention of lineage or clan members.
    • Nine months later, he would resign from office in disgrace.
    • She was eventually sent home early in disgrace.
    • The men who had counselled the king in the 1630s were in prison, in exile, or in disgrace.
    • If this widespread corruption had occurred in any legitimate organization around the world, its CEO would have been ousted long ago, in disgrace.
    • Ruined, he died in disgrace in Paris in 1900, aged 46.
    • On the other hand, the defence minister, who had to quit in disgrace, was silently reinducted over protests from opposition and media.
    • Within three years of that jibe, a bribery scandal forced him to resign in disgrace.
    • The Premier league step in and move the guilty club from the top of the league to bottom, and impose a fine of £180,000, prompting the chairman and directors to resign in disgrace.
    • Surely she didn't want to end her career in disgrace.
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    (sb, sth shameful)
    vergüenza feminine
    to be a disgrace (to sb/sth) ser una vergüenza (para algn/algo)
    • a national disgrace una vergüenza nacional
    • However, more people than you could ever dream of find you utterly abhorrent and a disgrace to this country.
    • Your paper is a disgrace to the profession of journalism.
    • The man is a disgrace to honest lawyers everywhere.
    • To treat my aunt in this way is a disgrace to her memory.
    • The condition of dozens of buildings is also a disgrace to the town.
    • The magazine is a disgrace to our neighborhood, minorities or not, and is insulting to our intelligence. and the design is terrible.
    • It is hateful, shameful and a disgrace to all when it is used unintelligently.
    • Our media are a disgrace to the hallowed concept of freedom of the press.
    • Our exclusion is a scandal and a disgrace to the local Council.
    • I have always believed in fair play and in justice; and those sorts of shootings were a disgrace to any civilised community.
    • You are a disgrace to the House of Representatives.
    • ‘You are both a disgrace to your regiments and your country due to your loutish behaviour,’ he said.
    • You are a blight upon the human race and a disgrace to your profession.
    • It's a disgrace to any concept of fairness, an insult to a horrible past, encouragement to a disgraceful present and in the long run it damages everyone.
    • He's a disgrace to the game of football with his acrobatic carryings-on.
    • The verdict and trial were a disgrace to justice.
    • Some of them, and I hasten to emphasise ‘some’ are a disgrace to what ought to be a noble profession.
    • It is not a disgrace to care about what is really happening.
    • It was considered a disgrace to have a pauper's funeral, hence the need for a community hearse.
    • If the rumours are true, then it will be twice the size it is now, and that really would be a disgrace to the countryside.

transitive verb

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    (bring shame on)
    (family/person/school) deshonrar
    I disgraced myself by getting drunk hice un papelón emborrachándome informal
    • the dog's just disgraced itself again el perro ya ha vuelto a hacer de las suyas
    • this weather would not disgrace the Bahamas este clima no tiene nada que envidiarle al de las Bahamas
    • I hoped I wouldn't disgrace myself by screaming too loudly if it decided to run onto my arm instead.
    • For this reason, the rebels are running the risk of disgracing themselves.
    • In any other part of the world, such a coach would not even dare to return to the country that he has so disgraced and discredited.
    • It is a shrine to the most disgraced president of the 20th century - and the worshippers have turned out in force today.
    • After managing not to disgrace myself, we headed out onto the track proper.
    • But he was not disgraced and took fifth place which earned him a Diploma which he displayed proudly.
    • When we say we're afraid to exercise those liberties, we dishonor their sacrifice and we disgrace ourselves.
    • Two disgraced employees recount how their lives were ruined when they stole from their employers.
    • In all likelihood, you will make it away from the table without disgracing yourself.
    • We see it regularly now when prominent figures fall foul of the law or when disgraced business leaders transgress the code and pay the price.
    • The latest theory is that he was a gay, disgraced civil servant.
    • He had to leave the room so he didn't disgrace himself laughing.
    • He was disgraced from the sport, and banned from it for life.
    • The last thing they want is some disgraced politician poking round their homes, violating their privacy.
    • I'm not going to disgrace myself here by revealing how many I can do right now.
    • Last week, the disgraced boxer claimed he was to star in a porn film.
    • And chances are, the PM may have to leave the country a failed and disgraced leader like others before him.
    • He is joined by a host of other minor celebrities, including a pop star, a disgraced aristocrat and a topless model.
    • Yet at the same time he couldn't stop himself from playing the vulgarian and disgracing himself.
    • He was disgraced in 1999 after he tested positive for drugs at the Pan-American games.
    • And I agree entirely; if defence personnel do something to disgrace themselves then obviously they need to be punished for it.
    • We have one for celebrities and disgraced politicians and criminals.
    • I didn't disgrace myself with a comment like, ‘I figured as much,’ but instead stared at her with an interested look planted on my face.
    • He was the only man to go on two rebel tours and is, I think, as a result the most disgraced cricketer of his generation.
    • ‘I do not intend to disgrace myself at the end of my career,’ he said.
    • Yet, in 17 years, he did not do one thing to disgrace himself or his organization.
    • She didn't disgrace herself and managed to keep with them for much of the race only to fade slightly at the end.
    • Tomorrow begins with a nine o'clock class, so I hope I shan't disgrace myself, time-wise, there.
    • Allegations about the disgraced psychiatrist were first made more than two decades ago.
    • However, when Hero is shamed and disgraced, it is Antonio who vents his anger very loudly.
    • But the players did not disgrace themselves, even if Rangers sought more goals.
    • I'd advise that, if we don't have the capacity to do it, we should forget about it instead of disgracing ourselves.
    • Fortunately, I managed to restrain myself and not disgrace myself too much.
    • I think it is disgraceful boys can wear their uniform but the school will not do anything about them disgracing it to and from school.
    • Since his language conveyed extreme admiration, he was instantly disgraced in the minds of most.
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    (destroy reputation of)
    (enemy/politician) desacreditar