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  • nounstate of shame
  • verbshame, degrade

synonyms for dishonor

  • disgrace
  • opprobrium
  • reproach
  • abasement
  • abuse
  • affront
  • blame
  • degradation
  • discourtesy
  • discredit
  • disesteem
  • disfavor
  • disrepute
  • ignominy
  • indignity
  • infamy
  • insult
  • obloquy
  • odium
  • offense
  • outrage
  • scandal
  • slight
See also synonyms for: dishonored
  • sully
  • debase
  • discredit
  • disgrace
  • defile
  • disoblige
  • debauch
  • attaint
  • defame
  • slander
  • blot
  • libel
  • corrupt
  • abase
  • disconsider
  • give a black eye
  • make lose face
  • reflect on
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antonyms for dishonor

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  • honor
  • respect
  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • dignity
  • esteem
  • happiness
  • praise
  • regard
  • credit
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How to use dishonor in a sentence

After the liberal victory in 1936, an army officer named Francisco Franco declared himself to be the only person who could save the country from dishonor and ruin.
MY FATHER FLED FASCISM IN SPAIN—AND TAUGHT ME HOW LIES CAN DESTROY A DEMOCRACYSEBASTIAN JUNGERMAY 19, 2021TIME
Better her death, better mine, better the destruction of us all, than such dishonor to the purest thing heaven ever made.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Nor have you denied this; you have confessed you desired his hurt, you have boasted you desired his death and dishonor.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
She did not relish the idea that he had been defeated in the primaries; in her mind defeat was inseparable from dishonor.
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He even took advantage of Qocaib's absence to dishonor his wife, who bore him a son.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
A being so gentle and so virtuous, slander might wound but could not dishonor.
'THREE SCORE YEARS AND TEN'CHARLOTTE OUISCONSIN VAN CLEVE
If anyone wants dishonor he'll have to earn it all over again.
SPACE PRISONTOM GODWIN
Do not dishonor its holy character; do not faint upon the way.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
Or, do you think it a dishonor to man to say to him that Death is but only Rest?
LECTURES ON LANDSCAPEJOHN RUSKIN
The tyrants allured them to dishonor by threats and rewards.
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WORDS RELATED TO DISHONOR

  • belittle
  • debase
  • degrade
  • demean
  • diminish
  • disgrace
  • dishonor
  • humble
  • humiliate
  • lower
  • mortify
  • reduce
  • shame
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