What does the word dishonesty mean?

Usage examples for dishonesty

  1. And the very silver men, who have been treated as a party of dishonesty, are anything but that. – The Letters of William James, Vol. II by William James
  2. Helen certainly would shake Woods when she learned of his dishonesty and trickery. – 32 Caliber by Donald McGibeny
  3. If they really knew the offender, they were generally ready enough to inform against him, and this with an air of affected secrecy and mysterious importance; and, as if the dishonesty of another constituted a virtue in themselves, they would repeat this information frequently, perhaps for a month afterward, setting up their neighbour's offence as a foil to their own pretended honesty. – Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 2 (of 2) by Sir William Edward Parry