Honorableness
Honorableness Hon"or*a*ble*ness, n. 1. The state of being honorable; eminence; distinction. [1913 Webster]

2. Conformity to the principles of honor, probity, or moral rectitude; fairness; uprightness; reputableness. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • honorableness — index honesty, integrity, principle (virtue), probity, rectitude Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • honorableness — noun see honorable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • honorableness — See honorable. * * * …   Universalium

  • honorableness — noun The property of being honorable …   Wiktionary

  • honorableness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality of being honest: honesty, honor, incorruptibility, integrity, upstandingness. See HONEST …   English dictionary for students

  • honorableness — n. honor, dignity, quality of being trustworthy, uprightness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • honorableness — hon·or·able·ness …   English syllables

  • honorableness — noun the quality of deserving honor or respect; characterized by honor • Syn: ↑honourableness • Ant: ↑dishonorableness • Derivationally related forms: ↑honourable (for: ↑honourableness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • honorable — honorableness, n. honorably, adv. /on euhr euh beuhl/, adj. 1. in accordance with or characterized by principles of honor; upright: They were all honorable men. 2. of high rank, dignity, or distinction; noble, illustrious, or distinguished. 3.… …   Universalium

  • honourableness — noun the quality of deserving honor or respect; characterized by honor • Syn: ↑honorableness • Ant: ↑dishonorableness (for: ↑honorableness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑honourable, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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