Dishonest synonyms

dĭs-ŏn'ĭst
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Not honest
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Unfaithful or disloyal to a belief, duty, or cause:
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Dishonest; unscrupulous
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Disposed to or characterized by untruth:
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Who has two-timed another person.
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Given to telling untruths; likely to tell lies
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A person who slanders or speaks badly of a person without that person's knowledge.
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Deceiving or tending to deceive:
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Not scrupulous; not restrained by ideas of right and wrong; unprincipled
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(Informal) Causing doubt or suspicion; questionable
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Cowardly, stealthy, underhanded, or furtive
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Not yet determined or specified.
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Set at an angle; not vertical or square.
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Characterized by hypocrisy or being a hypocrite. [from mid-16th c.]
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(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
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Containing errors or alterations, especially ones that prevent proper understanding or use:
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That can be corrupted, esp. morally
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Given to cheating or deceiving.
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Not straightforward; shifty:
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Causing or deserving dishonor; not honorable; shameful; disgraceful
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The definition of disingenuous is insincere, deceptive or misleading.
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Like or characteristic of a knave; esp., dishonest; tricky
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Of, like, or characterized by the political principles and methods of expediency, craftiness, and duplicity set forth in Machiavelli's book, The Prince; crafty, deceitful, etc.
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The definition of mendacious describes a dishonest person or thing.
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Tending to mislead; deceptive.
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Of, pertaining to, or representing perfidy; disloyal to what should command one's fidelity or allegiance.
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Full of shade; shaded:
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Distinguished by frequent changes in direction:
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Causing or intending harm or evil; wicked:
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A cause of loss of honor:
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Duplicity is defined as deception or a lie.
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Lack of probity; dishonesty
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The quality of being knavish.
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The definition of a perfidy is a deliberate betrayal.
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Playful mischief
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The property of being or appearing roguish.
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A bending or curving shape or movement.
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The fact or state of being villainous
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To use equivocal terms in order to deceive, mislead, hedge, etc.; be deliberately ambiguous
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To utter or say in an evasive manner.
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Gained or earned by fair methods, not by cheating, lying, or stealing
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Corresponding to reality; true.
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(Medicine) unmistakable, clinically obvious, self-evident
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Completely obvious; blatant:
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Without deceit or trickery; straightforward.
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Consistent with rules, logic, or ethics:
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Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
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Having to do with ethics or morality; of or conforming to moral standards
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Based on strong likelihood or firm conviction, rather than on the actual evidence:
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Based on, marked by, or manifesting principle:
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The definition of scrupulous is someone who is detailed and precise, or someone who is aware of the right thing to do.
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Characterized by corrupt dealings, especially bribery:
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Capable of being bought:
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Duplicitous or deceitful; treacherous.
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Made in imitation of something genuine so as to deceive or defraud; forged
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(Now Rare) Skillful or clever
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(Chiefly British) Skillful; dexterous.
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Full of wiles; cunning.
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Not honest
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Tending or seeking to evade; not straightforward; tricky; equivocal
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Of a surface, having low friction, often due to being covered in a non-viscous liquid, and therefore hard to grip, hard to stand on without falling, etc.
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The definition of unctuous is oily, greasy or slippery in feel or character, or soft and rich garden soil.
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Habitually phony or dishonest:
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Not honest
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Alternative spelling of false-hearted.
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Characteristic of a traitor; disloyal
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Of, relating to, or appropriate to a villain
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Given to or marked by deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech.
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Intending to entrap; alluring but harmful.
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Not honest
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The definition of underhanded is sneaky or deceitful.
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(Music) Of an instrument, sounding an octave lower.
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Having two faces or plane surfaces
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Not honest
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Not honest
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Characterized by lack of moral principles; unscrupulous
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The opposite of dependable
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The definition of immoral is not following accepted principles of right and wrong behavior.
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Not morally approvable; morally bad; not ethical.
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Lacking integrity
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Not a true or "noble" falcon; said of certain hawks, such as the goshawk.
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Not fit or becoming
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Feeling or having undergone degradation; deprived of dignity or self-respect.
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Clothed with ragged, much worn, or soiled garments.
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Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
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The definition of self serving is a person or action done only for one's own benefit, sometimes at the expense of others.
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(Obs.) Contemptuous
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Lacking integrity
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Very bad; wretched:
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Extremely unfortunate or regrettable:
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Not obscuring or omitting anything unpleasant, embarrassing, or negative:
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Characterized by or bringing on ignominy; shameful; dishonorable; disgraceful
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Characterized by supple and lithe movements:
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Stealthy, furtive, well hidden, covert (especially movements).
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(Uncountable) The characteristic or condition of being dishonest.
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An indirect action or process.
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The condition of being indirect
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Infamy is defined as notoriety, or a reputation of bad behavior.
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Synonym Study

  • Untruthful is used as a somewhat softened substitute for lying, esp. with reference to statements, reports, etc. an untruthful account
  • Lying suggests only the act of telling a falsehood curb your lying tongue
  • Deceitful implies an intent to make someone believe what is not true, as by giving a false appearance, using fraud, etc. a deceitful advertisement
  • Dishonest implies the act or practice of telling a lie, or of cheating, deceiving, stealing, etc. a dishonest official
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