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Meaning of DISHONORABLE

Pronunciation:  dis'ânurubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not bringing honor and glory; "some mute inglorious Milton here may rest"
  2. [adj]  deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
  3. [adj]  lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor; "dishonorable in thought and deed"; "a dishonorable discharge"
  4. [adj]  morally unacceptable; "the dishonorable conduct of trusted men"
  5. [adj]  not adhering to ethical or moral principles; "base and unpatriotic motives"; "a base, degrading way of life"; "cheating is dishonorable"; "they considered colonialism immoral"; "unethical practices in handling public funds"
 

DISHONORABLE is a 12 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: ambidextrous, base, beguiling, black, blackguardly, debasing, deceitful, deceptive, degrading, disgraceful, dishonest, double-dealing, double-faced, double-tongued, duplicitous, fallacious, false, fraudulent, ignominious, immoral, inglorious, Janus-faced, misleading, obscure, opprobrious, picaresque, rascally, roguish, scoundrelly, shabby, shameful, thieving(a), thievish, two-faced, unethical, unknown, unprincipled, unsung, wrong, yellow
 
 Antonyms: glorious, honest, honorable, honourable
 
 See Also: corrupt, crooked, dishonorable, dishonourable, disreputable, ignoble, insincere, unjust, untrustworthy, untrusty, unworthy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*hon"or*a*ble\, a. [Cf. F. d['e]shonorable.]
1. Wanting in honor; not honorable; bringing or deserving
   dishonor; staining the character, and lessening the
   reputation; shameful; disgraceful; base.

2. Wanting in honor or esteem; disesteemed.

         He that is dishonorable in riches, how much more in
         poverty!                              --Ecclus. x.
                                               31.

         To find ourselves dishonorable graves. --Shak.
   -- {Dis*hon"or*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Dis*hon"or*a*bly}, adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amoral, bad, base, conscienceless, contemptible, corrupt, corrupted, criminal, crooked, dark, debased, degrading, derogatory, despicable, devious, dirty, discreditable, disgraceful, dishonest, disloyal, disreputable, doubtful, dubious, duplicitous, evasive, evil, faithless, felonious, filthy, fishy, flagrant, foul, fraudulent, heinous, hypocritical, ignoble, ignominious, ill-got, ill-gotten, immoral, improper, indirect, infamous, inglorious, insidious, low, mean, not kosher, notorious, objectionable, outrageous, perfidious, questionable, reprehensible, rotten, seamy, shabby, shady, shameful, shameless, shaming, shifty, shoddy, sinister, slippery, sordid, suspicious, traitorous, treacherous, tricky, two-faced, unbecoming, unconscienced, unconscientious, unconscionable, underhand, underhanded, unethical, unfaithful, unpraiseworthy, unprincipled, unrespectable, unsavory, unscrupulous, unseemly, unstraightforward, untrustworthy, unworthy, vile, without remorse, without shame
 

 

 

 

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