Translation of dishonor in Spanish:


deshonra, n.

(British dishonour)

Pronunciation /dɪsˈɑnər//dɪsˈɒnə/


  • 1

    deshonra feminine
    deshonor masculine
    to bring dishonor on / upon sb/sth traer la deshonra a algn/algo
    • It brought such shame and dishonor to the entire family.
    • Many others may not have been reported due to fear of dishonour, further humiliation or the high-handed dismissal of complaints.
    • The idea that they can even say those words without burning up at the shame of their own dishonour and double standards staggers me.
    • Killing them was a way of dealing with the grave dishonour and disgrace that they had visited on his family.
    • I am looked upon with disgrace and dishonor because of my past.
    • This was his own decision with all the political toll that such a policy of dishonour and strategic nonsense will extract.
    • To the pain of defeat, Louis XV added the shame of dishonour.
    • I therefore swore that I would never do anything to bring dishonour upon a woman.
    • ‘Better be dead and forgotten,’ he concluded dramatically, ‘than living in shame and dishonor!’
    • Indeed, if he chooses to stay on as boss despite his previous comments, he will cover himself in dishonour and will never be forgiven by many fans.
    • The Kels, who had always welcomed me as one of them, felt I had brought deep dishonor upon their people.
    • Perhaps even more important, severe maltreatment could bring shame and dishonour on the neighbourhood.
    • She will, above all else, never bring shame or dishonor to her family.
    • If they flinch during the act, boys bring shame and dishonor to themselves and their family.
    • Still throughout the eighteenth century, even the most liberal commentators did not entirely lift the stigma of dishonor from insolvency.
    • Every record I can find seems to think this was unjust, but the monks were intent upon his dishonour, for they blamed him.
    • I would never willfully visit dishonor upon our house, but I will not abandon them.
    • Secondly, being convicted brought not only shame and dishonour on the accused, but on his wife and children as well.
    • I won't name you because I don't want to unfairly bring dishonor to your organization.
    • I decided way back at the beginning, back when I was still washing dishes in a barbecue joint in Harlem, that the work I did would never bring dishonour to my father's name.
  • 2

    (cause of disgrace)
    deshonra feminine
    deshonor masculine
    to be a dishonor to sb/sth ser una deshonra / un deshonor para algn/algo

transitive verb

  • 1

    (bring disgrace on)
    (team/nation/family) deshonrar
  • 2

    (renege on)
    (agreement/treaty) no respetar
    (promise) no cumplir
    (promise) faltar a
    (check/letter of credit) devolver
    (letter of credit/check) no pagar
    (debt) no pagar