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  • pronoun formal A title of respect used to address a prince or princess.

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Examples

  • "I think your people love you, Your Highness, " said one of Lord Orthallens hangers-on, patently hoping to curry favor, for he still had his mouth open to continue with a compliment when Selenay laughed.

    Exile's Valor

  • "Indeed, he is, Your Highness, " the Seneschal said, as both the Rethwellan Ambassador and the Ambassador from Hardorn leaned closer in order to hear.

    Exile's Valor

  • Obadiah Hakeswill, Your Highness, and keep that bleeding heathen darkie away from me. '

    Sharpe's Tiger

  • Senator Hatfield; Your Highness, my longtime friend, David

    Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Dedication

  • Should Your Highness love him, Your Highness would certainly want to proclaim him heir apparent.

    The Complete Works of Han Fei Tzu

  • "I think you're underestimating them, Your Highness," Cortin said, allowing herself a smile.

    The Alembic Plot A Terran Empire novel

  • Likewise, that, since the Archdeacon Alvaro de Castro, whom Your Highness charged with the care of the Indians in Hispaniola, is dead, Your Highness will order that duty assigned to some devout friar or ecclesiastic so that those who survive, few as they are, may not be deprived of the enjoyment of the relief and favour His Majesty granted them.

    Bartholomew de Las Casas; his life, apostolate, and writings

  • "I guess you'd better say a few words to them, Your Highness; they'll expect it."

    The Prince and Betty

  • But you are an important personage and if we are firm, Your Highness, it is not because we wish to be, but only because of duty to your country, and to yourself.

    Charred Wood

  • When Your Highness was kind enough to express your views to me respecting your noble design of encouraging in an exceptional manner the progress of musical Art, and to question me as to the best mode of employing a certain sum of money for this object, I think I mentioned to you Mr. Brendel, the editor of the Neue Zeitschrift fur Musik, as the best man to make your liberal intentions bear fruit.

    Letters

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