dishonorable

[dis-on-er-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
showing lack of honor or integrity; ignoble; base; disgraceful; shameful: Cheating is dishonorable.
2.
having no honor or good repute; unprincipled; disreputable: a dishonorable man.
Also, especially British, dishonourable.


Origin:
1525–35; dis-1 + honorable

dishonorableness, noun
dishonorably, adverb


1. shameless, false. 2. infamous, unscrupulous, disgraceful, scandalous, ignominious.
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dishonourable or dishonorable (dɪsˈɒnərəbəl, -ˈɒnrəbəl, dɪsˈɒnərəbəl, -ˈɒnrəbəl)
 
adj
1.  characterized by or causing dishonour or discredit
2.  having little or no integrity; unprincipled
 
dishonorable or dishonorable
 
adj
 
dis'honourableness or dishonorable
 
n
 
dis'honorableness or dishonorable
 
n
 
dis'honourably or dishonorable
 
adv
 
dis'honorably or dishonorable
 
adv

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dishonorable
1530s, from dis- + honorable (see honor).
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Example sentences
Of course, there is nothing intrinsically dishonorable in the offering of
  advice upon invitation.
There's nothing dishonorable about those jobs or the people that have them.
The conduct of the military investigators in particular, however, has been
  extremely dishonorable.
Our country has accepted obligations that are difficult to fulfill, and would
  be dishonorable to abandon.
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