dishonour


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dishonour

(dɪsˈɒnə) or

dishonor

vb (tr)
1. to treat with disrespect
2. (Banking & Finance) to fail or refuse to pay (a cheque, bill of exchange, etc)
3. to cause the disgrace of (a woman) by seduction or rape
n
4. a lack of honour or respect
5. a state of shame or disgrace
6. a person or thing that causes a loss of honour: he was a dishonour to his family.
7. an insult; affront: we did him a dishonour by not including him.
8. (Banking & Finance) refusal or failure to accept or pay a commercial paper
disˈhonourer, disˈhonorer n

dishonour


Past participle: dishonoured
Gerund: dishonouring

Imperative
dishonour
dishonour
Present
I dishonour
you dishonour
he/she/it dishonours
we dishonour
you dishonour
they dishonour
Preterite
I dishonoured
you dishonoured
he/she/it dishonoured
we dishonoured
you dishonoured
they dishonoured
Present Continuous
I am dishonouring
you are dishonouring
he/she/it is dishonouring
we are dishonouring
you are dishonouring
they are dishonouring
Present Perfect
I have dishonoured
you have dishonoured
he/she/it has dishonoured
we have dishonoured
you have dishonoured
they have dishonoured
Past Continuous
I was dishonouring
you were dishonouring
he/she/it was dishonouring
we were dishonouring
you were dishonouring
they were dishonouring
Past Perfect
I had dishonoured
you had dishonoured
he/she/it had dishonoured
we had dishonoured
you had dishonoured
they had dishonoured
Future
I will dishonour
you will dishonour
he/she/it will dishonour
we will dishonour
you will dishonour
they will dishonour
Future Perfect
I will have dishonoured
you will have dishonoured
he/she/it will have dishonoured
we will have dishonoured
you will have dishonoured
they will have dishonoured
Future Continuous
I will be dishonouring
you will be dishonouring
he/she/it will be dishonouring
we will be dishonouring
you will be dishonouring
they will be dishonouring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dishonouring
you have been dishonouring
he/she/it has been dishonouring
we have been dishonouring
you have been dishonouring
they have been dishonouring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dishonouring
you will have been dishonouring
he/she/it will have been dishonouring
we will have been dishonouring
you will have been dishonouring
they will have been dishonouring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dishonouring
you had been dishonouring
he/she/it had been dishonouring
we had been dishonouring
you had been dishonouring
they had been dishonouring
Conditional
I would dishonour
you would dishonour
he/she/it would dishonour
we would dishonour
you would dishonour
they would dishonour
Past Conditional
I would have dishonoured
you would have dishonoured
he/she/it would have dishonoured
we would have dishonoured
you would have dishonoured
they would have dishonoured
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dishonour - a state of shame or disgrace; "he was resigned to a life of dishonor"
standing - social or financial or professional status or reputation; "of equal standing"; "a member in good standing"
disesteem - the state in which esteem has been lost
discredit, disrepute - the state of being held in low esteem; "your actions will bring discredit to your name"; "because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute"
corruptness - the state of being corrupt
disgrace, ignominy, shame - a state of dishonor; "one mistake brought shame to all his family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison"
infamy, opprobrium - a state of extreme dishonor; "a date which will live in infamy"- F.D.Roosevelt; "the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city"
2.dishonour - lacking honor or integrity
unrighteousness - failure to adhere to moral principles; "forgave us our sins and cleansed us of all unrighteousness"
Verb1.dishonour - bring shame or dishonor upondishonour - bring shame or dishonor upon; "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"
befoul, maculate, defile, foul - spot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"
2.dishonour - force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman was raped on her way home at night"
assail, assault, set on, attack - attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly"
gang-rape - rape (someone) successively with several attackers; "The prisoner was gang-raped"
3.dishonour - refuse to accept; "dishonor checks and drafts"
pass up, turn down, decline, refuse, reject - refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality"

dishonour

U.S. dishonor
verb
1. disgrace, shame, discredit, corrupt, degrade, blacken, sully, debase, debauch, defame, abase It would dishonour my family if I didn't wear the veil.
disgrace respect, worship, esteem, revere, exalt
2. break, default on, go back on, retract, repudiate, renege on, back out on, change your mind about They claim the company has dishonoured their agreement.
noun
1. disgrace, scandal, shame, discredit, degradation, disrepute, reproach, ignominy, infamy, opprobrium, odium, disfavour, abasement, obloquy You have brought dishonour on a fine and venerable institution.
disgrace honour, integrity, goodness, morality, decency, rectitude
Translations
عار، شان، عَيْب
hanbaostud
skamvanære
smána, vanvirîavanvirîa
negarbėužtraukti gėdą
apkaunotkaunsnegods
zneuctiť
onursuzlukşerefsizlik

dishonour

dishonor (US) [dɪsˈɒnəʳ]
A. Ndeshonra f, deshonor m
to bring or cast dishonour on sth/sbtraer la deshonra a algo/a algn, deshonrar algo/a algn
B. VT [+ country, family] → deshonrar; [+ cheque] → devolver, rechazar; [+ debt] → dejar sin pagar, incumplir el pago de; [+ promise] → faltar a, no cumplir

dishonour

[dɪsˈɒnər] (British) dishonor (US) ndéshonneur m

dishonour

, (US) dishonor
nSchande f, → Unehre f; to bring dishonour (up)on somebodySchande über jdn bringen
vt
(= disgrace)schänden, entehren; familySchande machen (+dat)
(Comm, Fin) chequenicht honorieren; billnicht bezahlen
agreementnicht einhalten; promisenicht einlösen or einhalten

dishonour

dishonor (Am) [dɪsˈɒnəʳ]
1. n (frm) → disonore m
to bring dishonour on → gettare il disonore su, far disonore a
2. vt (family, woman) → disonorare; (cheque) → non onorare

dishonour

(disˈonə) (American) dishonor noun
disgrace; shame.
dishonourable , (American) dishonorable adjectivedishonourably adverb , (American) dishonorably verb
to cause shame to. You have dishonoured your family by your actions!
disˈhonourable adjective
a dishonourable action.
disˈhonourably adverb
References in classic literature ?
It may be," he replied, "because I will not encounter the dishonour that besmirches the husband of a faithless woman.
Is it honouring your husband to dishonour his business?
The blood rushed to Nancy's face and neck at this surprise and shame, for she had been bred up to regard even a distant kinship with crime as a dishonour.
The Wife, where danger or dishonour lurks, Safest and seemliest by her Husband staies, Who guards her, or with her the worst endures.
When, however, the archers understood with whom they were to be matched, up wards of twenty withdrew themselves from the contest, unwilling to encounter the dishonour of almost certain defeat.
Even those who had heard the most evil things against him-- and from time to time strange rumours about his mode of life crept through London and became the chatter of the clubs-- could not believe anything to his dishonour when they saw him.
And hence it follows that as the flesh of the wife is one and the same with that of her husband the stains that may come upon it, or the injuries it incurs fall upon the husband's flesh, though he, as has been said, may have given no cause for them; for as the pain of the foot or any member of the body is felt by the whole body, because all is one flesh, as the head feels the hurt to the ankle without having caused it, so the husband, being one with her, shares the dishonour of the wife; and as all worldly honour or dishonour comes of flesh and blood, and the erring wife's is of that kind, the husband must needs bear his part of it and be held dishonoured without knowing it.
Thus he has clearly shown that he acknowledged the agreement, which he cannot now break without dishonour to himself and danger to his friends.
How could I swear to love the man I loathe, to honour him who wrought you dishonour, to obey him who, in his mastery, made me to sin?
of them are occasions in which a sailor, without dishonour, may well wish himself dead; and I have no doubt that of those who had the experience of their ship taking the ground, 90 per cent.
This is however of little consequence for as our Mothers were certainly never married to either of them it reflects no Dishonour on our Blood, which is of a most ancient and unpolluted kind.
to back up her husband, see them through--not to "desert" them, as she called it--in fact to induce the whole family to cover and condone their monstrous dishonour.