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Synonyms for dishonour
dis·hon·our

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dishonor, dishonournoun

    a state of shame or disgrace

    "he was resigned to a life of dishonor"

    Synonyms:
    dishonor

  2. dishonor, dishonourverb

    lacking honor or integrity

    Synonyms:
    dishonor

  3. dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, shameverb

    bring shame or dishonor upon

    "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"

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

  4. rape, ravish, violate, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrageverb

    force (someone) to have sex against their will

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

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

  5. dishonor, dishonourverb

    refuse to accept

    "dishonor checks and drafts"

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "dishonour":

    dishonor, disgrace, discredit, shame, defilement

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4602shock
#6171assault
#8184shame
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#9338delight
#12746violate
#20114outrage
#21436spoil
#23039offend
#26615disgrace
#28860degrade
#32543profane
#36900discredit
#37254plunder
#43281snipe
#53037enchant
#59800dishonor
#82174assail
#86679demean
#92722dishonour
#98363defilement
#98708transgress
#132871desecrate
#151654ravish
#162161enthrall
#216390appal
#228192despoil
#290491appall
#331149enthral

How to use dishonour in a sentence?

  1. Henry Beston:

    Do no dishonour to the earth least you dishonour the spirit of man.

  2. The CTA:

    The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the National War Memorial are sacred sites for Canadians, the desecration of these sites was a disgusting act and is a dishonour to those soldiers who have given their lives for our country and those Canadian soldiers who continue to fight for our freedom today.

  3. Lord Alfred Tennyson:

    His honour rooted in dishonour stood, And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true.

  4. The CTA:

    The desecration of these sites was a disgusting act and is a dishonour to those soldiers who have given their lives for our country and those Canadian soldiers who continue to fight for our freedom today.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    Since Cleopatra died, I have liv'd in such dishonour that the gods Detest my baseness.


Translations for dishonour

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • позор, срамBulgarian
  • zostuditCzech
  • Schande, schändenGerman
  • malhonorigi, malhonoroEsperanto
  • deshonrarSpanish
  • déshonneur, déshonorerFrench
  • deshonoroIdo
  • disonore, disonorareItalian
  • ignominiaLatin
  • kaipirau, hōnorekoreMāori
  • vanære, skamNorwegian
  • hańbaPolish
  • desonra, desonrarPortuguese
  • позо́рить, осрами́ть, бесче́стие, опозо́рить, бесче́стить, срами́ть, позо́р, срам, обесче́ститьRussian
  • அவமானத்தையும்Tamil

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