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Definition of 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

Prize-Fighting is not the aim of boxing. This noble exercise ought not to be judged by the dishonesty or the low lives of too many of its professional followers. Let it stand alone, an athletic practice, on the same footing as boating or football.
John Boyle O'Reilly

The more people rationalize cheating, the more it becomes a culture of dishonesty. And that can become a vicious, downward cycle. Because suddenly, if everyone else is cheating, you feel a need to cheat, too.
Stephen Covey

Honesty is of God and dishonesty of the devil; the devil was a liar from the beginning.
Joseph B. Wirthlin

The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.
Abu Bakr

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

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