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verb [transitive] formal     dishonor pronunciation in American English
/dɪsˈɑnər/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydishonor
he/she/itdishonors
present participledishonoring
past tensedishonored
past participledishonored
  1. 1
    to do something that makes people lose respect for you or the group that you belong to
  2. 3
    to fail to keep a promise or an agreement

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misophonia

a hatred of certain sounds, such as sniffling, mouth noises, breathing or lip smacking

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