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Synonyms for dishonor
dɪsˈɒn ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dishonor, dishonour(noun)

    a state of shame or disgrace

    "he was resigned to a life of dishonor"

    Synonyms:
    dishonour

    Antonyms:
    honor, honour, laurels, reward

  2. dishonor, dishonour(verb)

    lacking honor or integrity

    Synonyms:
    dishonour

    Antonyms:
    laurels, honor, honour, reward

  3. dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, shame(verb)

    bring shame or dishonor upon

    "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"

    Synonyms:
    violate, put down, discredit, demean, ravish, attaint, take down, outrage, assault, rape, shame, dishonour, disgrace, degrade

    Antonyms:
    honor, laurels, honour, reward

  4. rape, ravish, violate, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage(verb)

    force (someone) to have sex against their will

    "The woman was raped on her way home at night"

    Synonyms:
    snipe, delight, set on, ravish, dishonour, scandalise, offend, enthrall, profane, scandalize, disgrace, plunder, desecrate, lash out, transgress, shame, assail, enthral, round, appal, attack, enrapture, despoil, transport, breach, rape, attaint, violate, infract, shock, outrage, appall, assault, break, enchant, go against, spoil

    Antonyms:
    honour, honor, laurels, reward

  5. dishonor, dishonour(verb)

    refuse to accept

    "dishonor checks and drafts"

    Synonyms:
    violate, ravish, attaint, outrage, assault, rape, shame, dishonour, disgrace

    Antonyms:
    honor, honour, laurels, reward

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dishonor

    Abase refers only to outward conditions. "Exalt him that is low, and abase him that is high." Ezek. xxi, 26. Debase applies to quality or character. The coinage is debased by excess of alloy, the man by vice. Humble in present use refers chiefly to feeling of heart; humiliate to outward conditions; even when one is said to humble himself, he either has or affects to have humility of heart. To disgrace may be to bring or inflict odium upon others, but the word is chiefly and increasingly applied to such moral odium as one by his own acts brings upon himself; the noun disgrace retains more of the passive sense than the verb; he disgraced himself by his conduct; he brought disgrace upon his family. To dishonor a person is to deprive him of honor that should or might be given. To discredit one is to injure his reputation, as for veracity or solvency. A sense of unworthiness humbles; a shameful insult humiliates; imprisonment for crime disgraces. Degrade may refer to either station or character. An officer is degraded by being reduced to the ranks, disgraced by cowardice; vile practises degrade; drunkenness is a degrading vice. Misfortune or injustice may abase the good; nothing but their own ill-doing can debase or disgrace them.

    Synonyms:
    abase, bring low, cast down, debase, degrade, depress, discredit, disgrace, humble, humiliate, lower, reduce, sink

    Antonyms:
    advance, aggrandize, dignify, elevate, exalt, honor, promote, raise, uplift

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dishonor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    disgrace, discredit, disrepute, reproach, degradation, shame, ignominy, obloquy, infamy, opprobrium, odium, scandal, abasement

  2. dishonor(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disgrace, bring shame or reproach upon, stain the character of

  3. dishonor(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    violate, debauch, ravish, deflour

  4. dishonor(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    refuse to accept or to pay (as a draft)

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    dishonour, disgrace

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