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Definition of "dishonesty" []

  • Lack of honesty or integrity; improbity. (noun)
  • A dishonest act or statement. (noun)
  • Lack of honesty or fairness; deceit (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A deceiving act or statement; fraud (noun)

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Use "dishonesty" in a sentence
  • "In addition to this complicity with fraud and wrong on the part of the public, there are many ways in which * dishonesty engenders*, almost necessitates * dishonesty*."
  • "Maybe, his dishonesty is the reason for this, if he did not go writing articles all the time about how he may want to be the leader, people may feel what he says is more candid than it appears."
  • "This dishonesty is the main reason it is not possible to have a serious, reasoned discussion on any topic that touches, even tangentially, on race."