Dis*grace" (?; 277), n. [F. disgrâce; pref. dis- (L. dis-) + grâce. See Grace.] 1. The condition of being out of favor; loss of favor, regard, or respect.

Macduff lives in disgrace.

2. The state of being dishonored, or covered with shame; dishonor; shame; ignominy.

To tumble down thy husband and thyself
From top of honor to disgrace's feet?

3. That which brings dishonor; cause of shame or reproach; great discredit; as, vice is a disgrace to a rational being.

4. An act of unkindness; a disfavor. [Obs.]

The interchange continually of favors and disgraces.

Syn. -- Disfavor; disesteem; opprobrium; reproach; discredit; disparagement; dishonor; shame; infamy; ignominy; humiliation.

Dis*grace", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disgraced (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Disgracing (?).] [Cf. F. disgracier. See Disgrace, n.] 1. To put out of favor; to dismiss with dishonor.

Flatterers of the disgraced minister.

Pitt had been disgraced and the old Duke of Newcastle dismissed.
J. Morley.

2. To do disfavor to; to bring reproach or shame upon; to dishonor; to treat or cover with ignominy; to lower in estimation.

Shall heap with honors him they now disgrace.

His ignorance disgraced him.

3. To treat discourteously; to upbraid; to revile.

The goddess wroth gan foully her disgrace.

Syn. -- To degrade; humble; humiliate; abase; disparage; defame; dishonor; debase.