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Definition of "disgraceful" []

  • Bringing or warranting disgrace; shameful. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disgraceful" in a sentence
  • "CHAMBLISS: I don't know that I would use the term disgraceful, but certainly it's not the way that the American taxpayer expects the government to operate."
  • "Senator Graham says the Bush administration has repeatedly hindered the investigation of a September 11 attacks in what he call a disgraceful manner."
  • "The young commander took his place on the hatch, and made quite a telling speech in regard to what he termed the disgraceful proceeding which had occurred on board."