Dis*hon"or*a*ble (?), a. [Cf. F. d'eshonorable.]

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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