What does the word dishonor mean?

Usage examples for dishonor

  1. Defeat, dishonor, and distress turned the day into a painful memory. – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters
  2. Lady Audley, he said, Heaven forbid that either you or I should ever bring grief or dishonor upon my uncle's generous heart! – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  3. But my flesh is weak, I tearfully said, And the way I cannot see; I fear if I try I may sadly fail, And thus may dishonor Thee. – Memories of Childhood's Slavery Days by Annie L. Burton