Definitions for: Dishonorable

[adj] not bringing honor and glory; "some mute inglorious Milton here may rest"
[adj] deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
[adj] lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor; "dishonorable in thought and deed"; "a dishonorable discharge"
[adj] morally unacceptable; "the dishonorable conduct of trusted men"
[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"

Webster (1913) 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.

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

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

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