Example sentences for: disgrace

How can you use “disgrace” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The LAT for instance, tells its readers that, "awash in fireworks and fired-up patriotism, China celebrates the end of 156 years of 'national disgrace,' regaining a tiny patch of land ceded after a humiliating war and eyed enviously for a century," while the NYT can't keep to itself about the police band members at the ceremonies in their "snow white tunics" and the attendance there "of representatives of each of the territory's services, from the Correctional Services Department to the Auxiliary Medical Service."

  • The God of Small Things is dedicated to Mary Roy, who, like the twins' mother, married outside her community before returning divorced and in disgrace.

  • "You come into life with advantages which will disgrace you if your success is mediocre," Adams wrote to the 27-year-old JQA in 1794.

  • McCain's favorite words are shame, blame, failure, and disgrace.

  • It's a disgrace.

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