disgrace etymology

English word disgrace comes from Middle French disgracier

Detailed word origin of disgrace

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
disgracier Middle French (frm)
disgrace English (eng) To disrespect another; to put someone out of favor. (countable) Something which brings dishonor; the cause of shame or reproach; great discredit. (obsolete) An act of unkindness; a disfavor.. The condition of being out of favor; loss of favor, regard, or respect.. The state of being dishonored, or covered with shame.