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Dishonorable Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    dishonorable adj
  1. lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor; "dishonorable in thought and deed"; "a dishonorable discharge" [syn: dishonourable] [ant: honorable]
  2. deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive [syn: dishonest] [ant: honest]
  3. not bringing honor and glory; "some mute inglorious Milton here may rest" [syn: inglorious] [ant: glorious]
  4. not adhering to ethical or moral principles; "base and unpatriotic motives"; "a base, degrading way of life"; "cheating is dishonorable"; "they considered colonialism immoral"; "unethical practices in handling public funds" [syn: base, dishonourable, immoral, unethical]
  5. morally unacceptable; "the dishonorable conduct of trusted men" [syn: dishonourable]
Dishonorable Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Dishonorable \Dis*hon"or*a*ble\, a. [Cf. F. d['e]shonorable.]
  1. Wanting in honor; not honorable; bringing or deserving dishonor; staining the character, and lessening the reputation; shameful; disgraceful; base.
  2. Wanting in honor or esteem; disesteemed. He that is dishonorable in riches, how much more in poverty! --Ecclus. x. 31. To find ourselves dishonorable graves. --Shak. -- Dis*hon"or*a*ble*ness, n. -- Dis*hon"or*a*bly, adv.
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  • Strictly Dishonorable: Strictly Dishonorable can refer to: Strictly Dishonorable (play), a 1929 Broadway hit written by Preston Sturges Strictly Dishonorable ...
  • Strictly Dishonorable (play): Strictly Dishonorable is a romantic comedy play written by Preston Sturges and first produced on Broadway in 1929 It has been adapted ...
  • Strictly Dishonorable (1931 film): Strictly Dishonorable is a 1931 romantic comedy film directed by John M. Stahl , starring Paul Lukas , Sidney Fox and Lewis Stone , and ...
  • Strictly Dishonorable (1951 film): Strictly Dishonorable is a 1951 romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama , and starring Ezio ...

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