Dishonesty

Dis*hon"es*ty

(?), n. [Cf. OF. deshonest, F. dshonntet.] 1. Dishonor; dishonorableness; shame. [Obs.] "The hidden things of dishonesty." 2 Cor. iv. 2.
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2. Want of honesty, probity, or integrity in principle; want of fairness and straightforwardness; a disposition to defraud, deceive, or betray; faithlessness.
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3. Violation of trust or of justice; fraud; any deviation from probity; a dishonest act.
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4. Lewdness; unchastity. Shak.
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