dishonesty

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noun dis·hon·es·ty \-nə-stē\

Definition of dishonesty

  1. 1 :  lack of honesty or integrity :  disposition to defraud or deceive

  2. 2 :  a dishonest act :  fraud

Examples of dishonesty in a sentence

  1. Are you accusing him of dishonesty?

  2. her dishonesty about what happened

1599

First Known Use of dishonesty

1599


DISHONESTY Defined for English Language Learners

dishonesty

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noun dis·hon·es·ty \-nə-stē\

Definition of dishonesty for English Language Learners

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


DISHONESTY Defined for Kids

dishonesty

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noun dis·hon·es·ty \dis-ˈä-nə-stē\

Definition of dishonesty for Students

  1. :  the quality of being untruthful :  lack of honesty



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