Synonyms for dishonor

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : dis-on-er
Phonetic Transcription : dɪsˈɒn ər

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Définition of dishonor

Origin :
  • mid-13c., from Old French deshonorer (12c.), from Late Latin dishonorare (reformed from classical Latin dehonestare), from dis- "opposite of" (see dis-) + honorare (see honor). Related: Dishonored; dishonoring.
  • noun state of shame
  • verb shame, degrade
Example sentences :
  • He does not look upon it as a sin, as carrying any dishonor; he may be cheated, but he cheats no man.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • In an indistinct way he felt the dishonor that was Alan Porter's being given to him.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • But his private character, like his public, knew no dishonor.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII) » by John Greenleaf Whittier
  • I am alone—the past, nothing but remorse; the future, ruin and dishonor!'
  • Extract from : « Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No IV, April 1863 » by Various
  • In your 'Century of Dishonor' you showed to the country its own disgrace.
  • Extract from : « Hetty's Strange History » by Helen Jackson
  • Nor in these days, when I am full-grown and understand, will I have a word spoken in his dishonor.
  • Extract from : « The Cruise of the Shining Light » by Norman Duncan
  • To accept so terrible an ordeal seemed like a purification of her dishonor.
  • Extract from : « Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas » by Lloyd Osbourne
  • It had been thrown, and Garrison's dishonor now was national.
  • Extract from : « Garrison's Finish » by W. B. M. Ferguson
  • It is the inheritance we received from God, and it could be no mark of shame or dishonor.
  • Extract from : « Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence » by Various
  • His wife was on the other side of that door—with a companion in dishonor.
  • Extract from : « Possessed » by Cleveland Moffett

Antonyms for dishonor

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