dishonor etymology

English word dishonor comes from English honor, Old French des- (De-; dis-.), Old French honor (Honor; honour.), Old French deshonur (Dishonor.)

Detailed word origin of dishonor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
honor English (eng) (countable) A token of praise or respect; something that represents praiseworthiness or respect, such as a prize or award given by the state to a citizen.. (countable, card games) In bridge, an ace, king, queen, jack, or ten especially of the trump suit. In some other games, an ace, king, queen or jack.. (feudal law) A seigniory or lordship held of the king, on which other lordships and [...]
des- Old French (fro) De-; dis-.
honor Old French (fro) Honor; honour.
deshonur Old French (fro) Dishonor.
deshonor Old French (fro) Dishonour.
dishonor English (eng)

Words with the same origin as dishonor

Descendants of des-
debris defeat delay demented deploy despair dessert detour disable disagree disagreement disappear disarm discharge disconnect disguise disgust dislike display disregard disrespect disrespectful distribution ploy
Descendants of honor
honour honourable