Dishonorably
Dishonorable 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. [1913 Webster]

2. Wanting in honor or esteem; disesteemed. [1913 Webster]

He that is dishonorable in riches, how much more in poverty! --Ecclus. x. 31. [1913 Webster]

To find ourselves dishonorable graves. --Shak. -- {Dis*hon"or*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Dis*hon"or*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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