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dis·hon·or

dishonor

 
 
pronunciation:
dIs a nr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: loss of honor or reputation.
He felt the pain of dishonor when he was caught cheating.
synonyms:
disgrace, shame
antonyms:
honor
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: dishonors, dishonoring, dishonored
definition: to cause to lose honor or reputation; disgrace; shame.
The policeman has dishonored the police force by taking a bribe.
synonyms:
disgrace, humiliate, shame
antonyms:
honor
similar words:
blacken, degrade, put to shame, slander, stain, tarnish
derivation: dishonorer (n.)