What does the word dishonorable mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Characterized by or bringing dishonor; discreditable; ignoble.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Dishonorableness.

Usage examples for dishonorable

  1. The mistress, to whom he had sacrificed the noblest and most loving heart, he had lost under circumstances as abject as their two years of passion had been dishonorable. – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  2. He felt now very fully, what he had felt vaguely and dimly at Talbot Court, that he was not the sort of person who ought to do anything mean and dishonorable, such as being a burglar, and climbing in at pantry windows; that when he grew up he would be expected to look after his servants and laborers, and all the men and women whom he would have under him- that their happiness and well- being would be his charge. – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit
  3. Just the difference between an honorable and a dishonorable bankruptcy. – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips