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dishonor

noun

1 dishonor

A state of shame or disgrace:
— He was resigned to a life of dishonor.

synonym: dishonour.

Roget 940: improbity; dishonesty, dishonor; deviation from rectitude; disgrace etc. (disrepute) 874; fraud etc. (deception) 545; lying etc. ... show more

Roget 929: disrespect, disesteem, disestimation; disparagement etc. (dispraise) 932, (detraction) 934.    irreverence; slight, neglect, spretae injuria formae [Lat.] [Vergil], ... show more

Roget 874: disrepute, discredit; ill repute, bad repute, bad name, bad odor, bad favor, ill name, ill odor, ill favor; disapprobation etc. 932; ingloriousness, ... show more



2 dishonor

Lacking honor or integrity.

synonym: dishonour.

Dutch: onteren, schenden, te schande maken, bezoedelen, smaad, schande, oneer

verb

1 dishonor

Bring shame or dishonor upon:
— He dishonored his family by committing a serious crime.

synonyms: attaint, disgrace, dishonour, shame.

Roget 808: not pay etc. 807; fail, break, stop payment; become insolvent, become bankrupt; be gazetted.    protest, dishonor, repudiate, nullify, ... show more

Roget 874: be inglorious etc. adj.; incur disgrace etc. n.; have a bad name, earn a bad name; put a halter round one's neck, wear a halter round one's neck; disgrace oneself, expose oneself.    play second fiddle; ... show more

Dutch: bevlekken, bezoedelen, onteren, schenden

2 dishonor

Force (someone) to have sex against their will.

synonyms: assault, dishonour, outrage, rape, ravish, violate.

Roget 929: hold in disrespect etc. (despise) 930; misprize, disregard, slight, trifle with, set at naught, pass by, push aside, overlook, turn one's back upon, laugh in one's sleeve; ... show more

Dutch: ontvoeren, schaken

3 dishonor

Refuse to accept:
— Dishonor checks and drafts.

synonym: dishonour.


Moby thesaurus: abase, abuse, affront, aspersion, bad character, bad debt, bad name, bad odor, bad report, bad reputation, bad repute, belittlement, black mark, blemish, blot, bring into discredit, bring low, bring shame upon, call names, cast reproach upon ... show more.

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