Definitions

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  • n. A state or condition or being honourable.

Etymologies

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c. 1827 honourable +‎ -ity

Examples

  • I am 21 & I handle myself with far more maturity, open mindedness, human decency, respect, humanity & honourability than you ever could, will or would. on June 17, 2007 at 2: 55 pm | Reply andy s

    Anarchy In The Uk « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Commune, had seen everything, no doubt, of what men are capable in the pursuit of their desires or in the extremity of their distress, for love, for money, and even for honour; and in her precarious connection with the very highest spheres she had kept her own honourability unscathed while she had lost all her prejudices.

    The Arrow of Gold

  • The legitimacy of local government structures was measured according to their perceived fairness, effectiveness, transparency, strength and honourability, said the HSRC.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • She had passed through the Empire, she had lived through a siege, had rubbed shoulders with the Commune, had seen everything, no doubt, of what men are capable in the pursuit of their desires or in the extremity of their distress, for love, for money, and even for honour; and in her precarious connection with the very highest spheres she had kept her own honourability unscathed while she had lost all her prejudices.

    The Arrow of Gold : A Story Between Two Notes

  • Empire, she had lived through a siege, had rubbed shoulders with the Commune, had seen everything, no doubt, of what men are capable in the pursuit of their desires or in the extremity of their distress, for love, for money, and even for honour; and in her precarious connection with the very highest spheres she had kept her own honourability unscathed while she had lost all her prejudices.

    The Arrow of Gold

  • Madame Delacour's health was the subject of many disparaging remarks, in the course of which Mildred called into question the legitimacy of one of her children, and the honourability of Darres as a card-player.

    Celibates

  • Lisa's honourability was an article of faith in the neighbourhood.

    The Fat and the Thin

  • Keep up the honourability, and don't sink to a fool's level.

    small dead animals

  • Zuma said: "It would also create a bad precedent" setting a precedent of honourability & accountability for politicians would be disastrous ... for politicians that is.

    IOL: News

  • "Would you not do me the kindness to give a favourable reference about the honourability [_sic_] of Mr. Ernest G. Poenisch if anyone should happen to make enquiries of you about him?

    Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman

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