disgraceful etymology

English word disgraceful comes from English -ful, English disgrace

Detailed word origin of disgraceful

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ful English (eng) Used to form adjectives from nouns. Full of, tending to, or thoroughly possessing the quality expressed by the noun.. Used to form nouns from nouns meaning “as much as can be held by what is denoted by the noun”. Used to form nouns indicating a great deal of the quantity expressed by the noun.
disgrace English (eng) (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 To disrespect another; to put someone out of favor.
disgraceful English (eng) Bringing or warranting disgrace; shameful.. Giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation.

Words with the same origin as disgraceful

Descendants of -ful
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