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Word: dishonor

Definition: disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable


Sentences Containing 'dishonor'

A system of conscription would begin on March 20 for all men between the ages of eighteen and forty-five, so on March 8 all of the students at the college volunteered for service in order to avoid the dishonor of having been conscripted.
cried Albert;``they will pass as slowly as three centuries when I am all the time suffering dishonor.''
Davis' story was told in a 2006 episode, "Duty, Death and Dishonor," of the CBS News program "48 Hours Mystery".
In 2004, freelance journalist Mark Boal wrote an article about Richard Davis' murder, entitled "Death and Dishonor," published in "Playboy".
In 2010 Omega began working more regularly in Japan, making only six appearances for ROH throughout the year, with his match against Christopher Daniels on June 19 at Death Before Dishonor VIII being his thus far final appearance for the promotion.
In killing themselves by this method, they were deemed to be free from the dishonor resulting from their crimes.
On July 15, 2006, at "Death Before Dishonor 4" Team ROH (Samoa Joe, B.J. Whitmer, Adam Pearce, Ace Steel, and Bryan Danielson (later replaced by Homicide) defeated Team CZW (Hero, Castagnoli, Necro Butcher, Nate Webb and Eddie Kingston) in a Cage of Death match to end the feud.
She wanted to marry him but Worf refused because he did not want to share his dishonor with her and their son ("TNG": "").
So while Rodgers' "Songs of a Blackbird" includes themes about survival, mother-daughter conflicts, and street life it also criticizes those who dishonor her use of profanity.
That this combination of preacher and gray mare should breed calamity, seems strange, and at first glance unbelievable; but the fact is fortified by so much unassailable proof that to doubt is to dishonor reason.
The screenplay was inspired by journalist Mark Boal's "Death and Dishonor," an article about the murder case published in "Playboy" magazine in 2004.
Then do your best to keep our name free from dishonor.
The`cub'pilot is early admonished to despise all perils connected with a pilot's calling, and to prefer any sort of death to the deep dishonor of deserting his post while there is any possibility of his being useful in it.
While Worf decided to accept this dishonor, it was decided to keep Kurn's true identity secret in order to protect his honor ("TNG": "").
``He is reduced almost to the last extremity nay, he is almost at the point of dishonor.''
``I mean that the wife of the first magistrate in the capital shall not, by her infamy, soil an unblemished name; that she shall not, with one blow, dishonor her husband and her child.''
``Yet he considered you the cause of his father's dishonor, the cause of the fearful ruin which has fallen on my house.''

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