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dishonesty

noun dis·hon·es·ty \-nə-stē\

: lack of honesty : the quality of being untruthful or deceitful

Full Definition of DISHONESTY

1
:  lack of honesty or integrity :  disposition to defraud or deceive
2
:  a dishonest act :  fraud

Examples of DISHONESTY

  1. Are you accusing him of dishonesty?
  2. her dishonesty about what happened

First Known Use of DISHONESTY

1599
DISHONESTY Defined for Kids

dishonesty

noun dis·hon·es·ty \dis-ˈä-nə-stē\

Definition of DISHONESTY for Kids

:  the quality of being untruthful :  lack of honesty

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