Dishonor


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Dishonor

A refusal to pay.

Dishonor

To refuse payment on a check, receipt, or some other document demanding payment. One usually dishonors a document if there is something irregular about it, such as a check drawn with insufficient funds. See also: Honor.
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Therefore, I repeat, that they dishonor the king who advise him to arrest M.
No honor can be lost, John, where no dishonor has been done.
The headstones were fallen and broken across; brambles overran the ground; the fence was mostly gone, and cows and pigs wandered there at will; the place was a dishonor to the living, a calumny on the dead, a blasphemy against God.
that they should dishonor their own mothers by such teaching.
And as Grim was poor, the Prince thought it no dishonor to work for his living, and he became in time a cook's scullion.
Death is so genuine a fact that it excludes falsehood, or betrays its emptiness; it is a touchstone that proves the gold, and dishonors the baser metal.
You've dishonored poetry, you'll dishonor even death!
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraq's Vice-President, Tariq al-Hasimy, now in Sulaimaniya after charges were levied against him of having been involved in terrorist acts, has charged Prime Minister Nouri al-Malilki with having "violated" the Iraqi Constitution and the current laws, demanding President Jalal Talabani to interfere to put an end for such acts, that he described with "having cause dishonor for Iraq.
They cited a provision in the school's code of conduct that says students may not "act in a manner in school or out of school that brings discredit or dishonor upon yourself or your school.
In Bahrain, the West - and the US, in particular - thought the choice was between dishonor and instability.
In Bahrain, the West -- and the United States, in particular -- thought the choice was between dishonor and instability.
We would not want to participate in such a dishonor because history will not forgive us," he said.