Translation of disgrace in Spanish:


vergüenza, n.

Pronunciation: /dɪsˈɡreɪs//dɪsˈɡreɪs/


  • 1

    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.
    • Nine months later, he would resign from office in disgrace.
    • Within three years of that jibe, a bribery scandal forced him to resign in disgrace.
    • A teen who acts out in school or is disrespectful can bring disgrace upon the family.
    • She was eventually sent home early in disgrace.
    • On the other hand, the defence minister, who had to quit in disgrace, was silently reinducted over protests from opposition and media.
    • The family guilty of such an omission would be held in disgrace and contempt pending the intervention of lineage or clan members.
    • Ruined, he died in disgrace in Paris in 1900, aged 46.
    • The men who had counselled the king in the 1630s were in prison, in exile, or in disgrace.
    • He was in disgrace in 1552 and degraded from the Garter, but restored to favour by Mary, whom he served as lord privy seal.
    • If this widespread corruption had occurred in any legitimate organization around the world, its CEO would have been ousted long ago, in disgrace.
    • But the fugitives were captured at Varennes, and brought back to Paris in disgrace.
    • It is usually only when an element of criminal dishonesty is involved that there follows a removal, in disgrace, from Westminster.
    • But dismissed in disgrace nearly 10 years ago, he is using his influence and contacts to make a return from exile.
    • And If he took your advice and retired in disgrace, who would you nominate as a replacement?
    • He failed a drugs test and was sent home 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.
    • 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.
  • 2

    (sb, sth shameful)
    vergüenza feminine
    to be a disgrace ( to sb/sth) ser una vergüenza ( para algn/algo)
    • a national disgrace una vergüenza nacional
    • You are a blight upon the human race and a disgrace to your profession.
    • He's a disgrace to the game of football with his acrobatic carryings-on.
    • The magazine is a disgrace to our neighborhood, minorities or not, and is insulting to our intelligence. and the design is terrible.
    • However, more people than you could ever dream of find you utterly abhorrent and a disgrace to this country.
    • 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.
    • It is hateful, shameful and a disgrace to all when it is used unintelligently.
    • It is not a disgrace to care about what is really happening.
    • I have always believed in fair play and in justice; and those sorts of shootings were a disgrace to any civilised community.
    • Our media are a disgrace to the hallowed concept of freedom of the press.
    • The man is a disgrace to honest lawyers everywhere.
    • The verdict and trial were a disgrace to justice.
    • The condition of dozens of buildings is also a disgrace to the town.
    • Your paper is a disgrace to the profession of journalism.
    • Our exclusion is a scandal and a disgrace to the local Council.
    • Some of them, and I hasten to emphasise ‘some’ are a disgrace to what ought to be a noble 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.
    • It was considered a disgrace to have a pauper's funeral, hence the need for a community hearse.
    • You are a disgrace to the House of Representatives.
    • To treat my aunt in this way is a disgrace to her memory.
    • ‘You are both a disgrace to your regiments and your country due to your loutish behaviour,’ he said.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (bring shame on)
    (person/family/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
  • 2

    (destroy reputation of)
    (enemy/politician) desacreditar