dishonorable

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dis·hon·or·able

adjective \(ˌ)dis-ˈä-nə-rə-bəl, -ˈä-nər-bəl\

: not deserving honor or respect : not morally or socially acceptable

Full Definition of DISHONORABLE

1
:  lacking honor :  shameful <dishonorable conduct>
2
archaic :  not honored
dis·hon·or·able·ness noun
dis·hon·or·ably \-blē\ adverb

Examples of DISHONORABLE

  1. His dishonorable behavior has shamed the family.
  2. <resorted to dishonorable tactics in order to win first place in the science fair>

First Known Use of DISHONORABLE

1534

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