Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of dishonor.

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Examples

  • But your pleasure consists in dishonoring women, and your glory in killing men in war; which are two things absolutely opposed to the law of God.

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  • When a commander in chief sends soldiers into an illegal war without the proper equipment and never salutes a dead soldiers casket it is called dishonoring soldiers.

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  • In all cases, the victims were daughters, wives or sisters, killed by fathers (sometimes mothers), husbands or brothers for "dishonoring" the family: by requesting a divorce, by dating before marriage, by refusing to accept an arranged spouse, by having non-Muslim friends.

    Beyond Honor Killings

  • In all cases, the victims were daughters, wives or sisters, killed by fathers (sometimes mothers), husbands or brothers for "dishonoring" the family: by requesting a divorce, by dating before marriage, by refusing to accept an arranged spouse, by having non-Muslim friends.

    Beyond Honor Killings

  • In September 2006, Samir, an Iraqi doctor, fled from his home to Jordan just moments before family members came to torture and murder him for "dishonoring" the family by being gay.

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  • I remain amazed at how often Muslim-American students whisper to me what is, in fact, an open secret: that they can't voice their support for progressive Islam because they would be accused of "dishonoring" their communities.

    E Pluribis Islam?

  • It isn't a choice between keeping our word and "dishonoring" our commitments, but making a clear reassessment of how we get out of the hole we are in.

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  • She has added her voice, for instance, to a campaign against honor killings, murders committed by men of sisters and daughters for "dishonoring" their families, often by losing their virginity.

    Jordan's Queen Of Hearts

  • The thousands murdered or forced to commit suicide for the crime of "dishonoring" their fathers and brothers across the Arab and Muslim world?

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  • Dobson said the Pentagon's rescinded invitation was "dishonoring" to Graham and his son, Edward, an Army captain now serving in Afghanistan.

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