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dis o ner

  • n  a state of shame or disgrace
    he was resigned to a life of dishonor
  • n  lacking honor or integrity
  • v  bring shame or dishonor upon
    he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime
  • v  force (someone) to have sex against their will
  • v  refuse to accept
    dishonor checks and drafts

  • I prefer to use arms in defense of honor rather than remain the vile witness of dishonor .
  • 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.
  • In Afghan tribal society, sexual violation--even its portrayal in a fictional movie--can lead to dishonor, ostracism or worse.
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  • Peter Ueberroth in FOXNews
    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...
  • Abraham Lincoln in Odessa American
    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."
  • Bertie Ahern in FOXNews
    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...

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