honorableness

[ on-er-uh-buhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF honorableness
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The greatness and honorableness of his disposition was answerable to the largeness of his understanding.

While we were speaking French, he played upon the word honnte, and hunted the honorableness of Phyllis over all its meanings.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c. (mid-13c. as a surname), from Old French honorable, from Latin honorabilis "that procures honor, estimable, honorable," from honorare "to honor" (see honor (n.)). Related: Honorably.

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