Definition of dishonor:
- Lack of honor; disgrace; ignominy; shame; reproach.
- The nonpayment or nonacceptance of commercial paper by the party on whom it is drawn.
- To deprive of honor; to disgrace; to bring reproach or shame on; to treat with indignity, or as unworthy in the sight of others; to stain the character of; to lessen the reputation of; as, the duelist dishonors himself to maintain his honor.
- To refuse or decline to accept or pay; - said of a bill, check, note, or draft which is due or presented; as, to dishonor a bill exchange.
- To violate the chastity of; to debauch.
enrapture, humble, set on, cast down, bad name, affront, snipe, insult, put down, assault, plunder, demean, ill repute, break, offend, appal, sink, transgress, humiliation, round, profane, ignominy, appall, despoil, ravish, lash out, go against, opprobrium, reproach, depress, obloquy, delight, shock, enthral, shame, attaint, rape, breach, bring low, debase, ignominy, indignity, abasement, spoil, dishonour, attack, outrage, violate, respect, transport, infract, enthrall, take down, scandalise, odium, assail, disgrace, enchant, infamy, reduce, lower, bad odor, desecrate.
- abase (part of speech: verb)
- shame (part of speech: verb)
- slander (part of speech: verb)
- disrepute (part of speech: noun)
- "That Boy Of Norcott's", Charles James Lever.
- "The Mystery of Metropolisville", Edward Eggleston.
- "Dreamers of the Ghetto", I. Zangwill.