Translation of "dishonour" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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dishonournoun [ U ]

UK US dishonor uk /dɪˈsɒn.ər/ us /dɪˈsɑː.nɚ/

a feeling of embarrassment and loss of people's respect, or a situation in which you experience this

Some of the leaders of the coup took their lives rather than face dishonour.
It was no dishonour to be beaten by such a strong opponent.

dishonourverb [ T ]

UK US dishonor uk /dɪˈsɒn.ər/ us /dɪˈsɑː.nɚ/

to cause someone or something to lose respect

He felt that he had dishonoured his country. 他覺得自己給國家丟了臉。

If you dishonour a promise or agreement, you do not do what you said you would do.

We suspect he means to dishonour the agreement made three years ago. 我們懷疑他想違反三年前簽下的協定。

(Translation of “dishonour” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)