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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Death or Dishonour tells the story of the Gloucestershire regiment's heroic stand at the Battle of the Injin river during the Korean War 50 years ago.
Relatives as well as neighbours and her fat her's friend only expressed concern about the moral damage and dishonour the matter could cause.
I just hope that people have some belief now that I wasn't choosing to dishonour the dead or the wounded.
At this rate there'll be no- one in Wales who hasn't deserved a Dishonour.
CHRIS FROOME gave his Tour de France doubters a smack in the kisser last night, insisting: "I will never dishonour the Yellow Jersey.
A WOMA N b r a n d e d "Britain's most disgusting per son" was given a "guard of dishonour " yesterday for urinating on a cenotaph.
machines at the arrivals hall when the policeman intercepted his waya my client didn't intend to dishonour or swear at the policeman.
As well as landing the Worst Film Razzie a week ago, Myers was also named the Worst Actor and he also picked up the Worst Screenplay dishonour.
Enoch Powell was an honourable man who was dishonoured by his party and if there is any justice left in the world, let today's leaders address that dishonour and allow his family one small token of the respect by putting up a plaque in his name.
Rejection of Humanae vitae, as Paul VI warned, debased woman to an alarming level of abuse, disrespect, and dishonour.
HONOUR and dishonour have been expressed in the midst of heightened election pressure, reflecting depths of feeling, both positive and negative.