Definition for DIS-HON'ESTY

DIS-HON'ESTY, n. [dizon'esty.]

  1. Want of probity, or integrity in principle; faithlessness; a disposition to cheat or defraud, or to deceive and betray; applied to persons.
  2. Violation of trust or of justice; fraud; treachery; any deviation from probity or integrity; applied to acts.
  3. Unchastity; incontinence; lewdness. – Shak.
  4. Deceit; wickedness; shame. – 2 Cor. iv.

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