As adjectives the difference between dishonest and dishonorable
is that dishonest
is not honest while dishonorable
is without honor, or causing dishonor.
Interfering with honesty.
(obsolete) Dishonourable; shameful; indecent; unchaste; lewd.
* Alexander Pope
* Sir T. North
- inglorious triumphs and dishonest scars
(obsolete) Dishonoured; disgraced; disfigured.
- Speak no foul or dishonest words before them [the women].
- Dishonest with lopped arms the youth appears, / Spoiled of his nose and shortened of his ears.
Without honor, or causing dishonor
Lacking respect or ethical principles