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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·hon·or·able /(ˌ)dɪˈsɑnərəbəl, ˈsɑnɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·hon·or·a·ble a.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor;
             "dishonorable in thought and deed"; "a dishonorable
             discharge" [syn: dishonourable] [ant: honorable]
      2: deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or
         deceive [syn: dishonest] [ant: honest]
      3: not bringing honor and glory; "some mute inglorious Milton
         here may rest" [syn: inglorious] [ant: glorious]
      4: not adhering to ethical or moral principles; "base and
         unpatriotic motives"; "a base, degrading way of life";
         "cheating is dishonorable"; "they considered colonialism
         immoral"; "unethical practices in handling public funds"
         [syn: base, dishonourable, immoral, unethical]
      5: morally unacceptable; "the dishonorable conduct of trusted
         men" [syn: dishonourable]