Translation of "disgrace" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /dɪsˈɡreɪs/ us /dɪsˈɡreɪs/

the action of someone doing something very bad that makes people stop respecting them

They were sent home in disgrace.
be a disgrace

to be very bad

ser uma desgraça
It’s a disgrace that money is being wasted like this.
verb uk /dɪsˈɡreɪs/ us /dɪsˈɡreɪs/

to make people stop respecting you or your family, team, etc. by doing something very bad

You have disgraced us all with your behaviour.

(Translation of “disgrace” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)