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dishonor

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dishonor

  1. 1 the state of having lost the esteem of others <a person of integrity who would prefer death to dishonor> Synonyms discredit, disesteem, disgrace, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, shameRelated Words scandal; contempt, despite, disdain, scorn; deprecation, disapprobation, disapproval, disfavor; abasement, debasement, debasing, degradation, dust, humbling, humiliation; blot, brand, shadow, slur, smirch, spot, stain, stigma, taintNear Antonyms admiration, appreciation, estimation, regard; awe, fear, reverence; fame, glory, renown, reputeAntonyms esteem, honor, respect

  2. 2 a cause of shame <your expulsion from the military academy for cheating is a dishonor to this family> Synonyms disgrace, opprobrium, reflection, reproach, scandalRelated Words blot, brand, slur, smirch, spot, stain, stigma, taintNear Antonyms boast, glory, jewel, pride, treasureAntonyms credit, honor





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