disgraceful Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “disgraceful” in the English Dictionary

"disgraceful" in British English

See all translations


uk   us   /dɪsˈɡreɪs.fəl/
very ​bad: disgraceful ​behaviour/​conduct a disgraceful ​situation She ​thought that ​theirattitude was ​absolutely disgraceful. [+ that] It is disgraceful thatchildren can get ​hold of ​drugs at ​school.
adverb uk   us   /-i/
You've ​behaved disgracefully.
(Definition of disgraceful from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disgraceful”
in Arabic مُخْزٍ…
in Korean 수치스러운…
in Portuguese vergonhoso…
in Catalan vergonyós…
in Japanese 恥さらしな…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可耻的,丢脸的,不光彩的…
in Turkish ayıp, utandırıcı, utanç verici…
in Russian позорный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可恥的,丟臉的,不光彩的…
in Italian scandaloso, vergognoso…
in Polish haniebny…
What is the pronunciation of disgraceful?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


(a plan showing) the subjects or books to be studied in a particular course, especially a course that leads to an exam

Word of the Day

Out of Africa
Out of Africa
by Colin McIntosh,
October 01, 2015
A recent discovery off the coast of the island of Taiwan, made by local fishermen, is causing scientists to re-examine their ideas about early humans. The skull of a male human, now nicknamed Penghu Man, was found to differ significantly from the skulls of the Homo Erectus species previously known in the

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More