What is another word for dishonest?

853 synonyms found


[ dɪsˈɒnɪst], [ dɪsˈɒnɪst], [ d_ɪ_s_ˈɒ_n_ɪ_s_t]

Dishonesty is a deceptive and unethical behavior that is not acceptable in any society. Learning synonyms for the word "dishonest" can help you to express this behavior in different ways. Some of the synonyms for dishonest include deceitful, fraudulent, insincere, duplicitous, treacherous, tricky, conniving, unscrupulous, and disingenuous. These words express the same kind of behavior, but with different intensity and tone. For example, the word fraudulent is often used in legal contexts, while disingenuous is a mild form of dishonesty, often used when someone is being insincere. It's essential to understand these synonyms' nuances to use them appropriately and convey the desired meaning.

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What are the opposite words for dishonest?

Dishonest is an adjective that describes someone who is not truthful, sincere or trustworthy. Some common antonyms for dishonest include honest, truthful, sincere, reliable, credible, trustworthy, and ethical among others. Honest typically means speaking the truth and not deceiving others, while truthful means being sincere and straightforward in speech and action. Sincere describes someone who is genuine and truthful in their dealings, while reliable means dependable and consistent. For credibility, it means earning trust, respect and having a reputation for honesty. Trustworthy means being reliable, dependable and honest in dealing with others while ethical means following a moral principle of right conduct.

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Usage examples for Dishonest

The people actually strove to be dishonest in their enjoyment of a miracle.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
Assuming the attitude of one above reproach, Peary, upon his return, assailed me as a dishonest person who tried to rob him of honor.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
Even if he believed me to be dishonest, dishonest methods only placed him in the class of the one he attacked as dishonest.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

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