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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·grace·ful /-fəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·grace·ful a. Bringing disgrace; causing shame; shameful; dishonorable; unbecoming; as, profaneness is disgraceful to a man. -- Dis*grace*ful*ly, adv. -- Dis*grace*ful*ness, n.
    The Senate have cast you forth disgracefully.   --B. Jonson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to
             reputation; "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked
             rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray;
             "the most shocking book of its time" [syn: scandalous,
              shameful, shocking]
      2: (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing
         disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest
         records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel
         Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an
         opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display
         of cowardice" [syn: black, ignominious, inglorious,
         opprobrious, shameful]