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dishonorably


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dishonorable  \Dis*hon"or*a*ble\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  d['e]shonorable.] 
  1.  Wanting  in  honor;  not  honorable;  bringing  or  deserving 
  dishonor;  staining  the  character,  and  lessening  the 
  reputation;  shameful;  disgraceful;  base. 
 
  2.  Wanting  in  honor  or  esteem;  disesteemed. 
 
  He  that  is  dishonorable  in  riches,  how  much  more  in 
  poverty!  --Ecclus.  x. 
  31. 
 
  To  find  ourselves  dishonorable  graves.  --Shak. 
  --  {Dis*hon"or*a*ble*ness},  n.  --  {Dis*hon"or*a*bly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dishonorably 
  adv  1:  in  a  dishonorable  manner;  "he  acted  dishonorably"  [ant:  {honorably}] 
  2:  with  dishonor;  "he  was  dishonorably  discharged"  [ant:  {honorably}] 
  3:  in  a  dishonorably  manner  or  to  a  dishonorable  degree;  "his 
  grades  were  disgracefully  low"  [syn:  {disgracefully},  {ingloriously}, 
  {ignominiously},  {discreditably},  {shamefully},  {dishonourably}] 




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