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Definitions and Synonyms of dishonourable | Another word for dishonourable | What is dishonourable?

Definition 1: lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where dishonourable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dishonorable in thought and deed

Synonyms for dishonourable in the sense of this definition

(dishonourable is similar to ...) having little or no integrity

(dishonourable is similar to ...) (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame

"Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands" "an ignominious retreat" "inglorious defeat" "an opprobrious monument to human greed" "a shameful display of cowardice"

(dishonourable is similar to ...) used of conduct; characterized by dishonor

(dishonourable is similar to ...) mean and unworthy and despicable

"shabby treatment"

(dishonourable is similar to ...) cowardly or treacherous

"the little yellow stain of treason" "too yellow to stand and fight"

(means also ...) lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance

(means also ...) 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"

(means also ...) violating principles of justice

"unjust punishment" "an unjust judge" "an unjust accusation"

(means also ...) lacking in value or merit

"dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy" "unworthy of forgiveness"

(means also ...) deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive

(means also ...) not bringing honor and glory

"some mute inglorious Milton here may rest"

(... are attributes of dishonourable) the quality of deserving honor or respect; characterized by honor

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