(countable) An act which is fraudulent or otherwise dishonest.
Origin of dishonesty
Old French deshonesté
Dishonesty Sentence Examples
Deceit is a tactic that requires dishonesty.
Once in summer he had sent for the village elder from Bogucharovo, a man who had succeeded to the post when Dron died and who was accused of dishonesty and various irregularities.
On his recovery he found his private affairs in some confusion, and he was at the same time deeply indebted to the government for public funds which had been lost through the mismanagement or dishonesty of a confidential clerk, and for which he was responsible as district-attorney.
The Cave report showed that Egypt suffered from the ignorance, dishonesty, waste and extravagance of the East and from the vast expense caused by hasty and inconsiderate endeavours to adopt the civilization of the West.
Get advice from Trading Standards and the Police if you suspect dishonesty.