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Definition of Dishonesty

Dishonesty

  1. Dishonor; dishonorableness; shame.
  2. Want of honesty, probity, or integrity in principle; want of fairness and straightforwardness; a disposition to defraud, deceive, or betray; faithlessness.
  3. Violation of trust or of justice; fraud; any deviation from probity; a dishonest act.
  4. Lewdness; unchastity.

Dishonesty Quotations

There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.
Benjamin Franklin

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
Plato

I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it.
Charles Dickens

Time will inevitably uncover dishonesty and lies; history has no place for them.
Norodom Sihanouk

Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.
Stephen Leacock
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Dishonesty Translations

dishonesty in German is Unredlichkeit, Unehrlichkeit
dishonesty in Spanish is deshonestidad

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