dishonestly


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dis·hon·est

 (dĭs-ŏn′ĭst)
adj.
1. Disposed to lie, cheat, defraud, or deceive.
2. Resulting from or marked by a lack of honesty.

[Middle English dishoneste, dishonorable, from Old French deshoneste, probably from Medieval Latin *dishonestus : Latin dis-, dis- + Latin honestus, honorable; see honest.]

dis·hon′est·ly adv.
Synonyms: dishonest, lying2, untruthful, deceitful, mendacious
These adjectives mean lacking honesty or truthfulness. Dishonest is the least specific: a dishonest reply; a dishonest business executive; had been dishonest with myself.
Lying conveys a blunt accusation of falsehood: a lying witness whose testimony fell apart under cross-examination.
Untruthful is a softer term and often suggests evasiveness or distortion rather than outright lies: published an untruthful account of the incident.
Deceitful implies misleading by falsehood or by concealment of the truth: deceitful advertising.
Mendacious is more formal than lying, and suggests a chronic inclination toward untruth: a mendacious, power-hungry politician.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.dishonestly - in a corrupt and deceitful mannerdishonestly - in a corrupt and deceitful manner; "he acted dishonestly when he gave the contract to his best friend"
aboveboard, honestly - in an honest manner; "in he can't get it honestly, he is willing to steal it"; "was known for dealing aboveboard in everything"
Translations
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dishonestly

[dɪsˈɒnɪstlɪ] ADVfraudulentamente, deshonestamente
to act dishonestlyobrar con poca honradez or de forma poco honrada

dishonestly

[dɪsˈɒnɪstli] adv [behave, act] → malhonnêtement

dishonestly

adv (= not truthfully)unehrlich; pretend, claimunehrlicherweise; (= deceitfully)betrügerisch; (= with intent to deceive)in betrügerischer Absicht; to obtain money dishonestlysich auf betrügerische Weise Geld verschaffen

dishonestly

[dɪsˈɒnɪstlɪ] advdisonestamente, in modo disonesto

dishonest

(disˈonist) adjective
not honest; deceitful. She was dishonest about her qualifications when she applied for the job.
disˈhonestly adverb
disˈhonesty noun
the state or quality of being dishonest. I would not have expected such dishonesty from him.
References in classic literature ?
Arthur Gride was tried for the unlawful possession of the will, which he had either procured to be stolen, or had dishonestly acquired and retained by other means as bad.
cat-like doth the moon come along, and dishonestly.
You feel that they are dishonestly locked up, to be hunted about from wharf to wharf on a dark, greasy, square pool of black water as a brutal reward at the end of a faithful voyage.
This discovery she imparted to me; and having agreed together that it would be a proper treatment of so vile a Wretch as Macdonald to deprive him of money, perhaps dishonestly gained, it was determined that the next time we should either of us happen to go that way, we would take one or more of the Bank notes from the drawer.
At last it was conveyed to the carrier's, at whose house at Finchley Kit was to find it next day; and the box being gone, there remained but two questions for consideration: firstly, whether the carrier would lose, or dishonestly feign to lose, the box upon the road; secondly, whether Kit's mother perfectly understood how to take care of herself in the absence of her son.
There, captain,' says he, 'there's part of a pledge for our fidelity; if we deal dishonestly with you on any account, 'tis your own.
You should see him where he has some great opportunity of acting dishonestly, as in the guardianship of an orphan.
But there was also about him an indescribable air which no mechanic could have acquired in the practice of his handicraft however dishonestly exercised: the air common to men who live on the vices, the follies, or the baser fears of mankind; the air of moral nihilism common to keepers of gambling hells and disorderly houses; to private detectives and inquiry agents; to drink sellers and, I should say, to the sellers of invigorating electric belts and to the inventors of patent medicines.
At a previous court hearing Vincent Barlow (53) of Florencecourt, Enniskillen was found guilty of fraud by false representation and resisting police after dishonestly claiming travel expenses from the Western Health and Social Care Trust.
Metcalfe had pleaded guilty to dishonestly furnishing by false statement to obtain benefits or payments, dishonestly making false representations, and three charges of dishonestly failing to disclose information.
A MAN dishonestly used electricity from a tampered meter that caused a life-threatening fire.
The accused Ehtesham Malik (legal attorney, Siyahkalem) dishonestly misappropriated funds which were transferred to him for payment to PDMA / MEPCO for electrification of houses constructed for flood affectees.