- showing lack of honor or integrity; ignoble; base; disgraceful; shameful: Cheating is dishonorable.
- having no honor or good repute; unprincipled; disreputable: a dishonorable man.
Also especially British, dis·hon·our·a·ble.
Origin of dishonorable
SynonymsSee more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
1. shameless, false. 2. infamous, unscrupulous, disgraceful, scandalous, ignominious.
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Examples from the Web for dishonorable
The Army court-martialed him, sentencing him to 30 days' confinement and a dishonorable discharge.We Lost Soldiers in the Hunt for Bergdahl, a Guy Who Walked Off in the Dead of Night
Nathan Bradley Bethea
June 2, 2014
And not all of them revolve around white sins or a dishonorable moment.Matthew Cordle & the Online Confession Obsession
September 13, 2013
This can lead to an other-than-honorable discharge, a bad-conduct discharge, or a dishonorable discharge.From PTSD to Prison: Why Veterans Become Criminals
July 28, 2013
But it is in terms of past and future positions that what Romney-Ryan are doing really plows new and dishonorable earth.The Only Big Idea Coming Out of the Romney-Ryan Camp Is the Big Lie
August 21, 2012
Without your so much as lifting a buffed pinky, those with dishonorable intentions are exposed by seemingly supernatural forces.Horoscopes: May 8-14
Starsky + Cox
May 7, 2011
Not half so dishonorable as marrying her when I don't love her.Life and Death of Harriett Frean
Nor did he try to gloss over or strive to nullify his own dishonorable actions.Garrison's Finish
W. B. M. Ferguson
The Iroquois chiefs would not lead the young men in an enterprise which they deemed so dishonorable.
He paced the ground before his lodge in dishonorable incertitude.A Drift from Redwood Camp
And yet, not to keep it when I have sworn to do so is dishonorable.Louise de la Valliere
Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Word Origin and History for dishonorable
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