Dishonor Definition

dĭs-ŏnər
dishonors
noun
dishonors
Loss of honor, respect, or reputation.
Webster's New World
The condition of having lost honor or good repute.
American Heritage
State of shame; disgrace; ignominy.
Webster's New World
A cause of loss of honor.
Was a dishonor to the club.
American Heritage
A person, thing, or action that brings dishonor; discredit.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
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verb
dishonors
To bring shame or discredit upon; disgrace.
Webster's New World
To treat disrespectfully; insult.
Webster's New World
To violate the virginity or chastity of.
Webster's New World
To refuse or fail to pay (a check, draft, bill of exchange, etc.)
Webster's New World
To refuse to pay a claim embodied in a written document, such as a check or other negotiable instrument, when presented; to treat disrespectfully an object considered to have a public or sacred nature, such as a flag.
Webster's New World Law
Antonyms:
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Origin of Dishonor

  • Middle English dishonour from Old French deshonor des- dis- honor honor honor

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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