dishonorableness

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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