Definitions

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  • n. The property of being honorable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being honorable; eminence; distinction.
  • n. Conformity to the principles of honor, probity, or moral rectitude; fairness; uprightness; reputableness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being honorable; dignity; distinction; eminence: as, honorableness of rank.
  • n. Honorable conduct, character, or quality; reputableness; respectability.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of deserving honor or respect; characterized by honor

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Examples

  • "honorableness" was when he defended Obama in the one town hall meeting w / that "Muslim" mumbling women ….

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  • Or does being a POW confer permanent honorableness to someone?

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  • To end this cycle of tension, it will take at least a gnereation, I think, where more enlightened parents and teachers can teach a new generation of the fundamental honorableness of each and every human being.

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  • But something—a little worm of perverse honorableness gnawing at my heart or was it some other part of me?

    Kalooki Nights

  • Myron, however, bowed low before Talena, in this perhaps saluting the loftiness and honorableness of her status, that of the free female.

    Magicians of Gor

  • He obtained of them the command of an expedition whose destination was known to himself alone; assuring them of the honorableness and the success of the enterprise.

    Mosaics of Grecian History

  • The superior honorableness of agriculture, is shown by the fact, that it was _protected and supported by the fundamental law_ of the theocracy -- God thus indicating it as the chief prop of the government, and putting upon it peculiar honor.

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  • The superior honorableness of agriculture, is shown, in that it was protected and supported by the fundamental law of the theocracy -- God indicating it as the chief prop of the government.

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  • The superior honorableness of agriculture is shown, in that it was protected and supported by the fundamental law of the theocracy -- God indicating it as the chief prop of the government.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • Friend (my Exalted Father-in-law) hath not related unto him the story of his son's misshapen members, August Father give of promise unto Dr. Ewing that if she can to make arrangements of honorableness with Exalted

    Seven Maids of Far Cathay

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