[ dis-on-uh-stee ]
/ dɪsˈɒn ə sti /

noun, plural dis·hon·es·ties.

lack of honesty; a disposition to lie, cheat, or steal.
a dishonest act; fraud.

Origin of dishonesty

First recorded in 1350–1400, dishonesty is from the Middle English word deshonestee. See dis-1, honesty

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British Dictionary definitions for dishonesty

/ (dɪsˈɒnɪstɪ) /

noun plural -ties

lack of honesty or fairness; deceit
a deceiving act or statement; fraud