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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a state of shame or disgrace;
- Example: "he was resigned to a life of dishonor"
[syn: dishonor, dishonour]

2. lacking honor or integrity;
[syn: dishonor, dishonour]


VERB (3)

1. bring shame or dishonor upon;
- Example: "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"
[syn: dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, shame]

2. force (someone) to have sex against their will;
- Example: "The woman was raped on her way home at night"
[syn: rape, ravish, violate, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage]

3. refuse to accept;
- Example: "dishonor checks and drafts"
[syn: dishonor, dishonour]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dishonor \Dis*hon"or\ (d[i^]s*[o^]n"[~e]r or d[i^]z*[o^]n"[~e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dishonored (d[i^]s*[o^]n"[~e]rd or d[i^]z*[o^]n"[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Dishonoring.] [OE. deshonouren, F. d['e]shonorer; pref. d['e]s- (L. dis-) + honorer to honor, fr. L. honorare. See Honor, v. t.] [Written also dishonour.] 1. To deprive of honor; to disgrace; to bring reproach or shame on; to treat with indignity, or as unworthy in the sight of others; to stain the character of; to lessen the reputation of; as, the duelist dishonors himself to maintain his honor. [1913 Webster] Nothing . . . that may dishonor Our law, or stain my vow of Nazarite. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To violate the chastity of; to debauch. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To refuse or decline to accept or pay; -- said of a bill, check, note, or draft which is due or presented; as, to dishonor a bill exchange. Syn: To disgrace; shame; debase; degrade; lower; humble; humiliate; debauch; pollute. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dishonor \Dis*hon"or\ (d[i^]s*[o^]n"[~e]r or d[i^]z*[o^]n"[~e]r), n. [OE. deshonour, dishonour, OF. deshonor, deshonur, F. d['e]shonneur; pref. des- (L. dis-) + honor, honur, F. honneur, fr. L. honor. See Honor.] [Written also dishonour.] [1913 Webster] 1. Lack of honor; disgrace; ignominy; shame; reproach. [1913 Webster] It was not meet for us to see the king's dishonor. --Ezra iv. 14. [1913 Webster] His honor rooted in dishonor stood. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The nonpayment or nonacceptance of commercial paper by the party on whom it is drawn. Syn: Disgrace; ignominy; shame; censure; reproach; opprobrium. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dishonor n 1: a state of shame or disgrace; "he was resigned to a life of dishonor" [syn: dishonor, dishonour] [ant: honor, honour, laurels] 2: lacking honor or integrity [syn: dishonor, dishonour] [ant: honor, honour] v 1: bring shame or dishonor upon; "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime" [syn: dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, shame] [ant: honor, honour, reward] 2: force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman was raped on her way home at night" [syn: rape, ravish, violate, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage] 3: refuse to accept; "dishonor checks and drafts" [syn: dishonor, dishonour] [ant: honor, honour]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

145 Moby Thesaurus words for "dishonor": abase, abuse, affront, aspersion, bad character, bad debt, bad name, bad odor, bad report, bad reputation, bad repute, belittlement, black mark, blemish, blot, bring into discredit, bring low, bring shame upon, call names, cast reproach upon, commit sacrilege, corruptedness, corruption, corruptness, criminality, crookedness, debase, debauch, defamation, default, defection, defile, deflower, defrock, degrade, delinquence, delinquency, denigration, deplume, depreciation, derogation, desecrate, detraction, deviousness, disallow, disapprobation, discourtesy, discredit, disesteem, disfavor, disgrace, dishonesty, dishonoring, disoblige, disparagement, displume, disrepute, disrespect, disrespectfulness, dump on, evasiveness, evil repute, feloniousness, fleer at, flout, fraudulence, fraudulency, gibe at, give offense to, humble, humiliate, hurl a brickbat, ignominy, ill fame, ill repute, ill-favor, improbity, impudence, impute shame to, indignity, indirection, infamy, injure, insolence, insult, irreverence, jeer at, jibe at, lack of respect, levant, libel, mock, mortify, nondischarge of debts, nonpayment, nonremittal, not pay, obloquy, odium, offend, opprobrium, outrage, pillory, poor reputation, profane, protest, protested bill, public dishonor, put down, put to shame, rape, ravish, reflect discredit upon, refuse to pay, reproach, repudiate, repudiation, ridicule, scoff at, seduce, shadiness, shady reputation, shame, shiftiness, slander, slight, slipperiness, slur, smear, smirch, stop payment, taunt, treat with indignity, trickiness, uncollectible, unconscientiousness, underhandedness, unfrock, unsavoriness, unsavory reputation, unscrupulousness, unstraightforwardness, violate, vitiate, welsh