What does the word disgraceful mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Disgracefully.

Usage examples for disgraceful

  1. It is not agreeable to set down the details of such a disgraceful scene as we witnessed during the next four and twenty hours, and more than painful to describe how the mutiny was finally checked. – The Minute Boys of the Mohawk Valley by James Otis
  2. Thus, full of anxiety and terror regarding a revelation that James Harrington would have died rather than make to Mabel, the old gentleman dashed on toward home, eager to be in advance with his disgraceful news. – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens
  3. The conduct of Bradstreet in this matter was the more disgraceful, since he had been encamped for weeks almost within gunshot of the Wyandot villages at Sandusky, where most of the prisoners were detained. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman