dishonour dishonour

Definition(s):

  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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • I cannot say what part will fall to our lot, but whatever it may be, let us remember that we can do nothing that may bring discredit on our cause or dishonour to our people.

News

  • Partial victory for ANZ clients over late payment fees

    Customers at one of Australia's largest banks ANZ won a partial victory Wednesday when a judge ruled that high penalties it imposed for late payments on credit cards were illegal. But the Federal Court in Melbourne also found that other honour, dishonour, and over-limit fees on credit cards and deposit accounts which thousands of people challenged were reasonable. Justice Michelle Gordon agreed ...
    on February 5, 2014     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We believe that an immediate withdrawal from Afghanistan, without making an effort to achieve a better result for Afghans, would squander our investment and dishonour our sacrifice to date," Manley said.
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: John Manley Source: Fort Frances Times

  2. "It was a personal decision that I decided to make public through my blog. I did not feel like accepting the honour when so much dishonour against my countrymen was taking place (in Australia)," Bachchan told reporters during a press conference...
    on Jun 2, 2009 By: Amitabh Bachchan Source: Press Trust of India

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