Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Dishonor

Dishonor

  1. Lack of honor; disgrace; ignominy; shame; reproach.
  2. The nonpayment or nonacceptance of commercial paper by the party on whom it is drawn.
  3. To deprive of honor; to disgrace; to bring reproach or shame on; to treat with indignity, or as unworthy in the sight of others; to stain the character of; to lessen the reputation of; as, the duelist dishonors himself to maintain his honor.
  4. To violate the chastity of; to debauch.
  5. To refuse or decline to accept or pay; -- said of a bill, check, note, or draft which is due or presented; as, to dishonor a bill exchange.

Dishonor Quotations

Let not the 12 million Negroes be ashamed of the fact that they are the grandchildren of slaves. There is dishonor in being slave-owners.
Mahatma Gandhi

Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

When music is allowed to take the place of devotion and prayer, it is a terrible curse. Young people assemble together to sing, and, although professed Christians, frequently dishonor God and their faith by their frivolous conversation and their choice of music.
Ellen G. White

I believe that my choosing my present course I do no dishonor to them, or to those who may come after me.
Pete Seeger

It was dripping and, you know, and there was a whole line of cameras and microphones. I felt like - you remember the honor guards, only it was a dishonor guard.
Jim Bakker
More "Dishonor" Quotations

Dishonor Translations

dishonor in German is entehren
dishonor in Latin is inhonesto, dedecus
dishonor in Spanish is deshonor

Share with your Friends

Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.
  Mobile Site | Privacy | Terms |
Copyright © 2001 - 2014 BrainyQuote®
BookRags Media Network