noun, plural dis·hon·es·ties.
Examples from the Web for dishonesty
To run towards burning buildings and struggling neighbors, dishonesty, corruption, and abuse.The NRA’s Multimillion-Dollar New Ad Campaign Is Despicable|Michael Daly|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Which is why Obama needs to clearly expose its dishonesty in his State of the Union, says Michael Tomasky.
Not to be outdone, Langford fired back, slamming Christie for dishonesty and for playing politics.Which Politician Best Navigated Hurricane Sandy’s Surge?|Michelle Cottle|October 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Immediately after the last meeting in Moscow, Iranian officials complained about “Western dishonesty.”
Hellman's dishonesty in her later writing is sympathetically framed by the decades of criticism she had endured.Lillian Hellman, Clarence Birdseye and Thai Jones: Must Read Nonfiction|Victoria Beale, Wendy Smith, Kevin Canfield|May 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The opponents based their objections mainly on what they considered the bad policy and dishonesty of retaining the Philippines.The Hero of Manila|Rossiter Johnson
He attacked the Government for its alleged nepotism, dishonesty, and corruption.G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study|Julius West
Now, from the first, Paul had been a great favorite with Mrs. Danforth, and she scouted at the idea of his dishonesty.Paul Prescott's Charge|Horatio Alger
This dishonesty was increased, if Panna Ratkovski had fallen in love really with Kopovski.Children of the Soil|Henryk Sienkiewicz
You are without vanity and dishonesty; and I have found that these usually go together.The Carpet from Bagdad|Harold MacGrath
British Dictionary definitions for dishonesty
noun plural -ties
Word Origin and History for dishonesty
late 14c., "disgrace, shame, want of honor," from Old French deshonesté (13c.) "dishonor, impropriety," from des- (see dis-) + Latin honestatem "honorableness" (see honesty). Meaning "want of honesty" is recorded from 1590s.