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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 of dishonor discredit, disesteem, disgrace, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, shameWords Related to dishonor 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 of dishonor admiration, appreciation, estimation, regard; awe, fear, reverence; fame, glory, renown, reputeAntonyms of dishonor esteem, honor, respect

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

Synonym Discussion of dishonor

disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, infamy, ignominy mean the state or condition of suffering loss of esteem and of enduring reproach. disgrace often implies humiliation and sometimes ostracism.
    • sent home in disgrace
dishonor emphasizes the loss of honor that one has enjoyed or the loss of self-esteem.
    • preferred death to life with dishonor
disrepute stresses loss of one's good name or the acquiring of a bad reputation.
    • a once proud name fallen into disrepute
infamy usually implies notoriety as well as exceeding shame.
    • a day that lives in infamy
ignominy stresses humiliation.
    • the ignominy of being arrested

dishonor

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