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
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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"
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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

dishonour

[dɪsˈɒnər] (British) dishonor (US) ndéshonneur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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Aasiya Bibi was in jail for nine years on charges of blasphemy and dishonouring pages inscribed with sacred verses.
figure By MILLICENT MWOLOLO Kenyans have hit out at Chief Justice David Maraga, accusing him of embarrassing and dishonouring the legal profession after he attended a public rally addressed by President Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto in Kisii.President Kenyatta, Dr Ruto and opposition leader Raila Odinga on Wednesday toured Kisii County, where they launched new facilities at the referral hospital, and Mr Maraga attended the event.
New Delhi: The Central Information Commission issued a show-cause notice to RBI Governor Urjit Patel for "dishonouring" a Supreme Court judgment on disclosure of wilful defaulters' list.
Dishonouring of flag should be punishable so no one would dare disrespect our flag.
A Dhaka court yesterday ordered Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia, now in London, to appear before it on October 5 or face an arrest warrant in a case filed for dishonouring the country's map and the national flag.
The number of legal entities reported for dishonouring cheques fell 67 per cent, to 18 in April, and 41 per cent, to 81, in January to April, the central bank added.
On 31 December, Hazem El-Beblawi's cabinet approved of a bill that criminalises the desecration of the Egyptian flag and dishonouring the national anthem.
Dubai: A former director and partner in a contracting company was handed a three-year jail sentence and fined Dh8.5 million for perpetrating a fraud on a public company and dishonouring an agreement with it.
The Prime Minister, giving his point of view in the Supreme Court on the contempt of court case, said that he could not even think of dishonouring or disgracing the court.
He further condemned Hazare supporters for showing black flags to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Punjab saying that dishonouring lawmakers was also an act of violence.
Dubai A man faces three months in jail after a court convicted him of molesting and dishonouring a woman by asking to have sex with her.
What seeks certain, however; it that they are dishonouring the memory of hundreds of women whose devotion to Catholic education made the Mount a fine school, until, by design or in a fit of absence of mind, its new administrators stripped it of its Catholic identity.