dishonestly dishonestly  /dɪs ˈɔ nəst li/


  • (adv) in a corrupt and deceitful manner



  1. More dishonestly, Stein employs the common dodge of enumerating all the admittedly unanswered questions in evolutionary theory and using this to refute the whole idea.
  2. Nearly 40% of employees from 18 to 34 said they would act dishonestly to save their jobs, a quarter of them would explicitly lie, and 4% would flirt with their boss for an advantage.
  3. The first is that regulations do not prevent people from acting rashly or dishonestly.


  • Old times in South not forgotten: vote suppression jump-started by Supreme Court

    When the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act, Chief Justice John Roberts sanctimoniously and dishonestly assured the country that the bad old days were behind us. Already, Doonesbury cartoon strips on the return of Jim Crow, such as one excerpted here, have done a masterful job of illustrating in just a few words the emptiness of that sentiment in real life, with vote purges and ...
    on July 6, 2013     Source: Arkansas Times


  1. "Obviously Wayne Swan is extremely rattled by the OzCar allegations and he is seeking to dishonestly create a distraction," Turnbull replied in a statement.
    on Jun 19, 2009 By: Malcolm Turnbull Source: AFP

  2. "It is self-evident that I have acted stupidly, dishonestly and unlawfully," William Barrington-Coupe wrote to Robert von Bahr, chief executive of Sweden's BIS Records.
    on Feb 27, 2007 By: William Barrington-Coupe Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I stand by my statement, and the misrepresentations of those who seek to dishonestly distort my views expose their duplicity and hypocrisy," he said.
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Politico

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