the discharge of a person from military service for an offense more serious than one for which a bad-conduct discharge is given.
a certificate of such a discharge.
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How to use dishonorable discharge in a sentence
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | Matthew Wolfe | July 28, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
And with that, Ralph Nader ended his public career with a dishonorable discharge.
He said, "The prisoner, the man who was sentenced to a year's imprisonment with hard labor and dishonorable discharge."Theodore Roosevelt | Theodore Roosevelt
He was given a dishonorable discharge and sent back to the penitentiary, where he remained about six months.Studies in Forensic Psychiatry | Bernard Glueck
As a result the patient was put in the guard-house, receiving a sentence of six months and dishonorable discharge.Studies in Forensic Psychiatry | Bernard Glueck
It was not a dishonorable discharge, but a discharge less than honorable after he defected.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
I felt pretty sure anyone that would be a defector they would probably give him a dishonorable discharge.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy