Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “dishonour” en inglés

dishonour

noun [U] uk UK formal (US dishonor)   /dɪˈsɒn.ər/ us    /-ˈsɑː.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.

dishonour

verb [T] uk UK formal (US dishonor)   /dɪˈsɒn.ər/ us    /-ˈsɑː.nɚ/
to cause someone or something to lose respect: He felt that he had dishonoured his country. 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.
dishonourable
adjective uk (US dishonorable)   /-ə.bl̩/ us  
dishonourable actions
(Definition of dishonour from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de dishonour
Buscar en temas relacionados

Estás viendo una entrada relacionada con Humiliating and degrading, pero quizás te interesen estos temas del área temática Humiliating and degrading

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “dishonour” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

see the light of day

When something sees the light of day, it appears for the first time.

Palabra del día

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Aprende más 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Aprende más