dishonor

Dishonor is a state of shame and disgrace. If you were caught lip-syncing to a recording during a singing contest, you’d probably feel a sense of dishonor.

Honor has to do with respect, so dishonor involves a lack of respect. If you dishonor something, you’ve brought shame to it. Athletes who cheat during a game have dishonored themselves and their teams. You can also say a shameful act brings dishonor. When a politician is involved in a scandal, it brings dishonor to his or her reputation.

Definitions of dishonor
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n a state of shame or disgrace

“he was resigned to a life of dishonor
Synonyms:
dishonour
Antonyms:
honor, honour, laurels
the state of being honored
Types:
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disesteem
the state in which esteem has been lost
discredit, disrepute
the state of being held in low esteem
corruptness
the state of being corrupt
disgrace, ignominy, shame
a state of dishonor
infamy, opprobrium
a state of extreme dishonor
infamy
evil fame or public reputation
humiliation
state of disgrace or loss of self-respect
obloquy, opprobrium
state of disgrace resulting from public abuse
odium
state of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior
reproach
disgrace or shame
Type of:
standing
social or financial or professional status or reputation

n lacking honor or integrity

Synonyms:
dishonour
Antonyms:
honor, honour
the quality of being honorable and having a good name
Type of:
unrighteousness
failure to adhere to moral principles

v bring shame or dishonor upon

“he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime”
Synonyms:
attaint, disgrace, dishonour, shame
Antonyms:
honor, honour, reward
bestow honor or rewards upon
Types:
befoul, defile, foul, maculate
spot, stain, or pollute

v refuse to accept

dishonor checks and drafts”
Synonyms:
dishonour
Antonyms:
honor, honour
accept as pay
Type of:
decline, pass up, refuse, reject, turn down
refuse to accept

v force (someone) to have sex against their will

Types:
gang-rape
rape (someone) successively with several attackers
Type of:
assail, assault, attack, set on
attack someone physically or emotionally