Definition of Dishonored

1. Adjective. Suffering shame.

Exact synonyms: Discredited, Disgraced, Shamed
Similar to: Ashamed



Definition of Dishonored

1. Verb. (past of dishonor) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dishonored

1. dishonor [v] - See also: dishonor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dishonored

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dishoming
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dishonestness
dishonesty
dishonnour
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dishonorableness
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dishonored (current term)
dishonorer
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dishonoring
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dishonourable
dishonourableness
dishonourably
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dishonoured bill
dishonoured bills

Literary usage of Dishonored

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1. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1850)
"The second action was in case to recover damages from the bank for having dishonored two of the plaintiff's checks, drawn for the amount of the plaintiff's ..."

2. Accounting Theory and Practice by Roy Bernard Kester (1917)
"The dishonored Note A third problem arises in case a note is dishonored by the maker. A note is dishonored either when the maker refuses payment upon its ..."

3. Modern American Law: A Systematic and Comprehensive Commentary on the by Eugene Allen Gilmore, William Charles Wermuth (1914)
"When dishonored.—"A bill is dishonored by non-acceptance: "1. When it is duly presented for acceptance, and such an acceptance as is prescribed by this act ..."

4. The Law of Negotiable Instruments: Including Promissory Notes, Bills of by James Matlock Ogden (1922)
"When instrument dishonored by non-payment. "The instrument is dishonored by ... and indicate that it has been dishonored by non-acceptance or non-payment. ..."

5. A Treatise on Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Coupon Bonds and Other by Isaac Edwards (1882)
"We have said the notice to the indorser should state expressly or by necessary implication that the bill or note has been dishonored ; perhaps it would be ..."

6. The Essentials of Business Law by Francis Marion Burdick (1902)
"How negotiable paper is dishonored.—A promissory note is dishonored by ... A check is dishonored by the bank's re- fusal to cash it upon due presentment. ..."

7. Corporate Finance and Accounting: Treating of the Corporate Finances and by Harry Clark Bentley, Thomas Conyngton (1908)
"Also an instrument that must be accepted is dishonored by a non-acceptance when it is duly presented for acceptance. (§§ 221, 247.) § 294. ..."

8. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"... in consequence of the proceedings of the appellees; the cost of protest and damages on a bill of exchange drawn by him, and dishonored in consequence of ..."

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