dishonesty dishonesty  /dɪs ˈɑ nə sti/


  1. (n) the quality of being dishonest
  2. (n) lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing


  1. The fundamental dishonesty is the suggestion that the issue, whatever it is, really matters.
  2. By now my symptoms are past the point where dishonesty and self-deception are a useful approach.
  3. A new survey suggests that 1 in 3 American workers would resort to dishonesty to hang on to their job.


  1. Why We Can Trust God

    In our troubled world, injustice, crime, and dishonesty fill the news. The one constant seems to be change.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

  2. Greenwald Trashes ‘False Claims’ Of NSA Oversight: Documents Show NSA Withheld Info From Congress

    On This Week With George Stephanopoulos , Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald argued that his revelations of the NSA's blanket surveillance showed the depth of the agency's dishonesty with members of Congress who were tasked with regulating the programs. "There are members of the Congress who have the responsibility for oversight," Greenwald said, "for checking the people who run this vast ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Mediaite


  1. "Look, the financial institutions collectively, particularly the larger ones, caused problems by their errors - their errors of judgment, their irresponsibility, in some cases their skating around dishonesty," said House Financial Services...
    on Jan 14, 2010 By: Barney Frank Source: USA Today

  2. "No more will Congress turn a blind eye to the Bush administration's incompetence and dishonesty," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said in a speech in which he accused the president of living in a state of denial about events in Iraq more than...
    on Apr 23, 2007 By: Harry Reid Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Over the past two and a half years, I have seen tyranny, dishonesty, corruption and depravity of types I never thought possible," Gonzales said at a Hispanic Heritage Month ceremony at Bolling Air Force Base. "I've seen things I didn't know...
    on Sep 14, 2007 By: Alberto Gonzales Source: Guardian Unlimited

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