(noun, verb)


1. a state of dishonor

Similar word(s): ignominy, shame

Definition categories: state, dishonor, dishonour


1. bring shame or dishonor upon

Similar word(s): attaint, dishonor, dishonour, shame

Definition categories: social

2. reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

Similar word(s): degrade, demean

Definition categories: emotion, abase, chagrin, humble, humiliate, mortify

3. damage the reputation of

Similar word(s): discredit

Definition categories: communication, belittle, disparage