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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·hon·or v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dishonored p. pr. & vb. n. Dishonoring.]  [Written also dishonour.]
 1. 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.
 Nothing . . . that may dishonor
 Our law, or stain my vow of Nazarite.   --Milton.
 2. To violate the chastity of; to debauch.
 3. 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.
 Syn: -- To disgrace; shame; debase; degrade; lower; humble; humiliate; debauch; pollute.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : suffering shame [syn: discredited, disgraced, shamed]