Dishonor meaning

dĭs-ŏnər
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Loss of honor, respect, or reputation.
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To treat in a disrespectful or demeaning manner.
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The condition of having lost honor or good repute.
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Failure to pay or refusal to accept a note, a bill, or another commercial obligation.
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To bring shame or disgrace upon.
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To fail or refuse to accept or pay (a note, bill, or check, for example).
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A person, thing, or action that brings dishonor; discredit.
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The act of refusing or failing to pay a check, draft, bill of exchange, etc.
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To treat disrespectfully; insult.
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To bring shame or discredit upon; disgrace.
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To violate the virginity or chastity of.
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To refuse or fail to pay (a check, draft, bill of exchange, etc.)
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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.
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US spelling of dishonour.
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US spelling of dishonour.
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A cause of loss of honor.

Was a dishonor to the club.

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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