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improbity

Roget-categorie 940

6. Words relating to the sentient and moral
6.4. Moral affections
›› 6.4.3. Moral conditions

#940. Improbity

zelfstandig naamwoord

improbitydishonesty, dishonordeviation from rectitudedisgrace etc. (disrepute) 874fraud etc. (deception) 545lying etc. 544bad faith, Punic faithmala fides [Lat.], Punica fides [Lat.]infidelityfaithlessness etc. adj. — Judas kiss, betrayal.
breach of promise, breach of trust, breach of faithprodition, disloyalty, treason, high treasonapostasy etc. (tergiversation) 607nonobservance etc. 773.
shabbiness etc. adj. — villainy, villanybaseness etc. adj. — abjection, debasement, turpitude, moral turpitude, laxity, trimming, shuffling.
perfidyperfidiousness etc. adj. — treachery, double dealingunfairness etc. adj. — knavery, roguery, rascality, foul playjobbing, jobberygraft, briberyvenality, nepotismcorruption, job, shuffle, fishy transactionbarratry, sharp practice, heads I win tails you losemouth honor etc. (flattery) 933.

werkwoord

be dishonest etc. adj. — play falsebreak one's word, break one's faith, break one's promisejilt, betray, forswearshuffle etc. (lie) 544live by one's wits, sail near the wind.
disgrace oneself, dishonor oneself, demean oneselfderogate, stoop, grovel, sneak, lose castesell oneself, go over to the enemyseal one's infamy.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

dishonest, dishonorableunconscientious, unscrupulousfraudulent etc. 545knavishdisgraceful etc. (disreputable) 974wicked etc. 945.
false-hearted, disingenuousunfair, one-sideddouble, double-hearted, double-tongued, double-facedtimeserving, crooked, tortuous, insidious, Machiavelian, dark, slipperyfishyperfidious, treacherous, perjured.
infamous, arrant, foul, base, vile, ignominious, blackguard.
contemptible, unrespectable, abject, mean, shabby, little, paltry, dirty, scurvy, scabby, sneaking, groveling, scrubby, rascally, pettifoggingbeneath one.
low-minded, low-thoughtedbase-minded.
undignified, indignunbecoming, unbeseeming, unbefittingderogatory, degradinginfra dignitatem [Lat.], beneath one's dignityungentlemanly, ungentlemanlikeunknightly, unchivalric, unmanly, unhandsomerecreant, inglorious.
corrupt, venaldebased, mongrel.
faithless, of bad faith, false, unfaithful, disloyaluntrustworthytrustless, trothlesslost to shame, dead to honorbarratrous.

bijwoord

dishonestly etc. adj. — mala fide [Lat.], like a thief in the night, by crooked paths.

tussenwerpsel

O tempora! , O mores!, [Cicero].

uitdrukking

corruptissima respublica plurimae corruptissima respublica plurimae leges [Lat.] [Tacitus].



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