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dishonorable

[dis-on-er-uh-buh l] /dɪsˈɒn ər ə bəl/
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
1525-1535
1525-35; dis-1 + honorable
Related forms
dishonorableness, noun
dishonorably, adverb
Synonyms
1. shameless, false. 2. infamous, unscrupulous, disgraceful, scandalous, ignominious.
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British Dictionary definitions for dishonourable

dishonourable

/dɪsˈɒnərəbəl; -ˈɒnrəbəl/
adjective
1.
characterized by or causing dishonour or discredit
2.
having little or no integrity; unprincipled
Derived Forms
dishonourableness, (US) dishonorableness, noun
dishonourably, (US) dishonorably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for dishonourable

dishonorable

adj.

1530s; see dis- + honorable. Related: Dishonorably.

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