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.
n a state of shame or disgrace
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the state in which esteem has been lost
the state of being held in low esteem
the state of being corrupt
disgrace, ignominy, shame
a state of dishonor
a state of extreme dishonor
evil fame or public reputation
state of disgrace or loss of self-respect
state of disgrace resulting from public abuse
state of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior
disgrace or shame
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social or financial or professional status or reputation