What does dishonor mean?

Definitions for dishonor
dɪsˈɒn ərdis·hon·or

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dishonor, dishonournoun

    a state of shame or disgrace

    "he was resigned to a life of dishonor"

  2. dishonor, dishonourverb

    lacking honor or integrity

  3. dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, shameverb

    bring shame or dishonor upon

    "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"

  4. rape, ravish, violate, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrageverb

    force (someone) to have sex against their will

    "The woman was raped on her way home at night"

  5. dishonor, dishonourverb

    refuse to accept

    "dishonor checks and drafts"

Wiktionary

  1. dishonornoun

    shame or disgrace

  2. dishonornoun

    a lack of honor or integrity

  3. dishonorverb

    to bring disgrace upon someone or something; to shame

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dishonornoun

    lack of honor; disgrace; ignominy; shame; reproach

  2. Dishonornoun

    the nonpayment or nonacceptance of commercial paper by the party on whom it is drawn

  3. Dishonorverb

    to deprive of honor; to disgrace; to bring reproach or shame on; to treat with indignity, or as unworthy in the sight of others; to stain the character of; to lessen the reputation of; as, the duelist dishonors himself to maintain his honor

  4. Dishonorverb

    to violate the chastity of; to debauch

  5. Dishonorverb

    to refuse or decline to accept or pay; -- said of a bill, check, note, or draft which is due or presented; as, to dishonor a bill exchange

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dishonor in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dishonor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of dishonor in a Sentence

  1. Vicente Lim:

    We are born to live a life which is valuable only if we live it unselfishly, not for our own gratification, nor for that of our family - but for our country. Men should not fear death, but dishonor and defeat. There is nothing more beautiful than to live and die for the defense of one's country against a common enemy. There is nothing meaner and more vile than to yield to that enemy without fighting to the last ditch.

  2. Kelvin Cochran:

    Naked men refuse to give in, so they pursue sexual fulfillment through multiple partners, with the opposite sex, the same sex, and sex outside of marriage and many other vile, vulgar and inappropriate ways which defile their body – temple and dishonor God. i did not single out homosexuality.

  3. Quentin Tarantino:

    I wish Quentin Tarantino would take a hard, dispassionate look at the facts before jumping to conclusions and making these kinds of hurtful mistakes that dishonor an honorable profession, Quentin Tarantino said. We have many friends and relatives who have served honorably in the NYPD and the LAPD and clearly, they risk their lives to keep the rest of us safe.Cops are not murderers, they are heroes.

  4. Ivan Duques:

    Zero tolerance for those who dishonor the fatherlands uniform by committing crimes.

  5. Horace:

    It is not the rich man you should properly call happy, but him who knows how to use with wisdom the blessings of the gods, to endure hard poverty, and who fears dishonor worse than death, and is not afraid to die for cherished friends or fatherland.

Images & Illustrations of dishonor

  1. dishonordishonordishonordishonordishonor

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