Beggarly vs Dishonorable - What's the difference?

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Beggarly is a related term of dishonorable.


As adjectives the difference between beggarly and dishonorable

is that beggarly is in the manner of a beggar; poverty-stricken; mean; poor; contemptible while dishonorable is without honor, or causing dishonor.

As an adverb beggarly

is in an indigent, mean, or despicable manner; in the manner of a beggar.

beggarly

English

Adjective

(er)
  • In the manner of a beggar; poverty-stricken; mean; poor; contemptible.
  • beggarly fellow
  • Fit for a beggar; occasioned by begging.
  • beggarly rags
  • * Jeremy Taylor
  • Beggarly sins, that is, those sins which idleness and beggary usually betray men to; such as lying, flattery, stealing, and dissimulation.
  • (by extension) inadequate or meagre.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * beggarliness

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In an indigent, mean, or despicable manner; in the manner of a beggar.
  • dishonorable

    English

    Alternative forms

    * dishonourable

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Without honor, or causing dishonor
  • Lacking respect or ethical principles
  • Derived terms

    * dishonorable discharge English words with consonant pseudo-digraphs