dishonorable

  • 1 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;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 dishonorable — index bad (offensive), blameful, blameworthy, contemptible, contemptuous, disgraceful, dishonest …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 dishonorable — 1530s; see DIS (Cf. dis ) + HONORABLE (Cf. honorable). Related: Dishonorably …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 dishonorable — [adj] shameful, corrupt base, blackguardly, contemptible, crooked, deceitful, despicable, devious, discreditable, disgraceful, disreputable, fraudulent, ignoble, ignominious, infamous, inglorious, low, miscreant, offensive, opprobious, putrid,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 dishonorable — [dis än′ərə bəl, dis′än′ərə bəl] adj. causing or deserving dishonor; not honorable; shameful; disgraceful dishonorableness n. dishonorably adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 dishonorable — dishonorableness, n. dishonorably, adv. /dis on euhr euh beuhl/, adj. 1. showing lack of honor or integrity; ignoble; base; disgraceful; shameful: Cheating is dishonorable. 2. having no honor or good repute; unprincipled; disreputable: a… …

    Universalium

  • 7 dishonorable — adjective Date: 1534 1. lacking honor ; shameful < dishonorable conduct > 2. archaic not honored • dishonorableness noun • dishonorably adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 dishonorable — dis|hon|or|a|ble [ dıs anərəbl ] adjective FORMAL someone who behaves in a dishonorable way behaves in a way that other people criticize and think is wrong ╾ dis|hon|or|a|bly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 dishonorable — adjective dishonorable conduct cost Major Pierce her commission Syn: disgraceful, shameful, disreputable, discreditable, degrading, ignominious, ignoble, blameworthy, contemptible, despicable, reprehensible, shabby, shoddy, sordid, sorry, base,… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 10 dishonorable — adjective 1. lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor dishonorable in thought and deed • Syn: ↑dishonourable • Ant: ↑honorable • Similar to: ↑black, ↑disgraceful …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 dishonorable — adjective a) Without honor, or causing dishonor b) Lacking respect or ethical principles …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 dishonorable — Synonyms and related words: amoral, bad, base, conscienceless, contemptible, corrupt, corrupted, criminal, crooked, dark, debased, degrading, derogatory, despicable, devious, dirty, discreditable, disgraceful, dishonest, disloyal, disreputable,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 dishonorable — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. infamous, disgraceful, ignoble; see offensive 2 , shameful 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Meriting or causing shame or dishonor: discreditable, disgraceful, disreputable, ignominious, opprobrious, shameful. See …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 dishonorable — dis hon·or·a·ble || nÉ™rÉ™bl adj. disgraceful, shameful, improper …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 dishonorable — a. 1. Disreputable, discreditable, disgraceful, shameful, scandalous, infamous, ignominious. 2. Base, devoid of honor, shameless, false, false hearted …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 16 dishonorable — adj 1. shameful, disgraceful, degraded, inglorious; infamous, ignominious, odious, opprobrious, sordid, despicable, contemptible, detestable, degenerate, depraved, reprehensible, foul, heinous, debased, corrupt, base, vile, evil, bad, arrant;… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 17 dishonorable — dis·honorable …

    English syllables

  • 18 dishonorable — dis•hon•or•a•ble [[t]dɪsˈɒn ər ə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) showing lack of honor or integrity; ignoble; base; disgraceful; shameful 2) having no honor or good repute • Etymology: 1525–35 dis•hon′or•a•ble•ness, n. dis•hon′or•a•bly, adv …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 dishonorable discharge — Mil. 1. the discharge of a person from military service for an offense more serious than one for which a bad conduct discharge is given. 2. a certificate of such a discharge. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 20 dishonorable discharge — dis,honorable discharge noun count an order for someone to leave the military because they have broken an important rule …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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