dishonourable


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dishonourable

(dɪsˈɒnərəbəl; -ˈɒnrəbəl) or

dishonorable

adj
1. characterized by or causing dishonour or discredit
2. having little or no integrity; unprincipled
disˈhonourableness, disˈhonorableness n
disˈhonourably, disˈhonorably adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dishonourable - lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor; "dishonorable in thought and deed"
inglorious - not bringing honor and glory; "some mute inglorious Milton here may rest"
dishonest, dishonorable - deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
unjust - violating principles of justice; "unjust punishment"; "an unjust judge"; "an unjust accusation"
ignoble - completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose; "something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude"; "I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part"- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
disreputable - lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance
unworthy - lacking in value or merit; "dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy"; "unworthy of forgiveness"

dishonourable

U.S. dishonorable
Translations
شائِن، مُخْزٍ، مُعيب
nečestný
skamfuldvanærende
becstelenszégyenteljes
smánarlegur, svívirîilegur

dishonourable

dishonorable (US) [dɪsˈɒnərəbl] ADJdeshonroso
dishonourable discharge (US) (Mil) → baja f por conducta deshonrosa

dishonourable

[dɪsˈɒnərəbəl] (British) dishonorable (US) adj (= disreputable) [person] → sans honneur; [behaviour] → déshonorant(e)dishonourable discharge (British) dishonorable discharge (US) nrenvoi m (de l'armée) pour manquement à l'honneur

dishonourable

, (US) dishonorable
adjunehrenhaft; it was dishonourable of him to do thates war unehrenhaft, dass er das getan hat

dishonourable

dishonorable (Am) [dɪsˈɒnrəbl] adjdisonorevole

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 ?
Spenlow; but I am sure the idea never entered my head, then, that there was anything dishonourable in that.
He is a Templar,'' said De Bracy, ``and cannot therefore rival me in my plan of wedding this heiress; and to attempt aught dishonourable against the intended bride of De Bracy By Heaven
The queen would have me sit upon one of these chairs, but I absolutely refused to obey her, protesting I would rather die than place a dishonourable part of my body on those precious hairs, that once adorned her majesty's head.
Thus, then, several days went by, and Lothario, without uttering a word to Camilla, reported to Anselmo that he had talked with her and that he had never been able to draw from her the slightest indication of consent to anything dishonourable, nor even a sign or shadow of hope; on the contrary, he said she would inform her husband of it.
And in this respect only I believe myself to differ from men in general, and may perhaps claim to be wiser than they are:--that whereas I know but little of the world below, I do not suppose that I know: but I do know that injustice and disobedience to a better, whether God or man, is evil and dishonourable, and I will never fear or avoid a possible good rather than a certain evil.
You might suppose, after this preface, that I am going to ask you for something dishonourable to grant.
As he went, he reflected that Flora must now be a woman of near his own age, and it was within the bounds of possibility that she was married; but this dishonourable doubt he dammed down.
Blood is too precious a thing in these days of dishonourable peace, and the glories of the great races are as a tale that is told.
As to what restraint the apprehensions of disgrace in the corps might throw on a dishonourable elopement with her, I am not able to judge; for I know nothing of the effects that such a step might produce.
No time was lost in this being done, despite the rascals' cries and protestations that the old lady was in their debt, that she had cheated them, and that her general behaviour had been mean and dishonourable.
Robert, tell me why you are going to do this dishonourable thing!
It is enough for me to know that they are not dishonourable and that anybody can see they are not the motives of an adventurer seeking some sordid advantage.