dishonor dishonor  /dɪs ˈɑ nər/


  1. (n) a state of shame or disgrace
  2. (n) lacking honor or integrity
  3. (v) bring shame or dishonor upon
  4. (v) force (someone) to have sex against their will
  5. (v) refuse to accept



  1. In Afghan tribal society, sexual violation--even its portrayal in a fictional movie--can lead to dishonor, ostracism or worse.
  2. These books are based on the belief that our national forefathers are a bit like our actual mothers and fathers: if we dishonor them, we dishonor ourselves.
  3. In Afghan tribal society, sexual violation even its portrayal in a fictional movie can lead to dishonor, ostracism, or worse.


  1. Letter: Deserving of Our Respect

    Since Barack Obama’s first day in office, there has been a steady trend by many Republicans to dishonor our president. He is our president and deserves our respect, whether you like him or not.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Valley News

  2. Senators Durbin's and Kirk's 'Elitist, White-Boy' Plan to Fight Gangs Is Right

    Rep. Bobby Rush's attacks ignore the facts and dishonor law-abiding Chicagoans trying to lead their lives.        
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Atlantic


  1. "Her admission is long overdue and underscores the shame and dishonor that are inherent with cheating," US Olympic Committee chairman Peter Ueberroth said in a statement. "As further recognition of her complicity in this matter, Ms. Jones...
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Peter Ueberroth Source: FOXNews

  2. Abraham Lincoln said, "Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history, the fiery trail through which we pass will light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation."
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Abraham Lincoln Source: Odessa American

  3. "I have never received a corrupt payment, and I've never done anything to dishonor any office I have held," Ahern told a hastily called news conference on the steps of government headquarters. "I know in my heart of hearts I've done no wrong...
    on Apr 2, 2008 By: Bertie Ahern Source: FOXNews

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