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dishonorable


 
  Grep  of  noun  dishonorable 
  dishonorable  discharge 
  dishonorableness 
 
  Overview  of  adj  dishonorable 
 
  The  adj  dishonorable  has  5  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  dishonorable,  dishonourable  --  (lacking  honor  or  integrity;  deserving  dishonor;  "dishonorable  in  thought  and  deed";  "a  dishonorable  discharge") 
  2.  dishonest,  dishonorable  --  (deceptive  or  fraudulent;  disposed  to  cheat  or  defraud  or  deceive) 
  3.  inglorious,  dishonorable  --  (not  bringing  honor  and  glory;  "some  mute  inglorious  Milton  here  may  rest") 
  4.  base,  dishonorable,  dishonourable,  immoral,  unethical  --  (not  adhering  to  ethical  or  moral  principles;  "base  and  unpatriotic  motives";  "a  base,  degrading  way  of  life";  "cheating  is  dishonorable";  "they  considered  colonialism  immoral";  "unethical  practices  in  handling  public  funds") 
  5.  dishonorable,  dishonourable  --  (morally  unacceptable;  "the  dishonorable  conduct  of  trusted  men") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  dishonorable 
 
  5  senses  of  dishonorable 
 
  Sense  1 
  dishonorable  (vs.  honorable),  dishonourable 
 
  honorable  (vs.  dishonorable),  honourable 
  =>  august,  revered,  venerable 
  =>  laureate 
  =>  noble,  solid,  upstanding,  worthy 
  =>  time-honored,  time-honoured 
 
  Sense  2 
  dishonest  (vs.  honest),  dishonorable 
 
 
  Sense  3 
  inglorious  (vs.  glorious),  dishonorable 
 
 
  Sense  4 
  base,  dishonorable,  dishonourable,  immoral,  unethical 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  wrong)  ->  right 
 
  Sense  5 
  dishonorable,  dishonourable 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  ignoble)  ->  noble 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  dishonorable 
 
  5  senses  of  dishonorable 
 
  Sense  1 
  dishonorable  (vs.  honorable),  dishonourable 
  =>  debasing,  degrading 
  =>  shabby 
  =>  black,  disgraceful,  ignominious,  inglorious,  opprobrious,  shameful 
  =>  unprincipled 
  =>  yellow 
  Also  See->  dishonest#1,  dishonorable#2;  disreputable#1;  ignoble#1;  inglorious#2,  dishonorable#3;  unjust#2;  unworthy#1 
 
  Sense  2 
  dishonest  (vs.  honest),  dishonorable 
  =>  ambidextrous,  deceitful,  double-dealing,  duplicitous,  Janus-faced,  two-faced,  double-faced,  double-tongued 
  =>  beguiling 
  =>  deceitful,  fallacious,  fraudulent 
  =>  deceptive,  misleading 
  =>  false 
  =>  picaresque 
  =>  rascally,  roguish,  scoundrelly,  blackguardly 
  =>  thieving(postnominal),  thievish 
  Also  See->  crooked#2,  corrupt#2;  dishonorable#1,  dishonourable#1;  false#1;  insincere#1;  untrustworthy#1,  untrusty#1 
 
  Sense  3 
  inglorious  (vs.  glorious),  dishonorable 
  =>  obscure,  unknown,  unsung 
  Also  See->  dishonorable#1,  dishonourable#1;  unknown#1 
 
  Sense  4 
  base,  dishonorable,  dishonourable,  immoral,  unethical 
  =>  wrong  (vs.  right) 
 
  Sense  5 
  dishonorable,  dishonourable 
  =>  ignoble  (vs.  noble) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  dishonorable 
 
  1  of  5  senses  of  dishonorable 
 
  Sense  1 
  dishonorable  (vs.  honorable),  dishonourable 
  =>  honorableness,  honourableness 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  dishonorable 
 
  dishonorable  used  as  an  adjective  is  common  (polysemy  count  =  5) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  dishonorable 
  dishonorable 
 
  Overview  of  adj  dishonorable 
 
  The  adj  dishonorable  has  5  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  dishonorable,  dishonourable  --  (lacking  honor  or  integrity;  deserving  dishonor;  "dishonorable  in  thought  and  deed";  "a  dishonorable  discharge") 
  2.  dishonest,  dishonorable  --  (deceptive  or  fraudulent;  disposed  to  cheat  or  defraud  or  deceive) 
  3.  inglorious,  dishonorable  --  (not  bringing  honor  and  glory;  "some  mute  inglorious  Milton  here  may  rest") 
  4.  base,  dishonorable,  dishonourable,  immoral,  unethical  --  (not  adhering  to  ethical  or  moral  principles;  "base  and  unpatriotic  motives";  "a  base,  degrading  way  of  life";  "cheating  is  dishonorable";  "they  considered  colonialism  immoral";  "unethical  practices  in  handling  public  funds") 
  5.  dishonorable,  dishonourable  --  (morally  unacceptable;  "the  dishonorable  conduct  of  trusted  men") 



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