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See definition of honors on Dictionary.com
  • as inmagna cum laude
  • as informality
  • as ingarland

synonyms for honors

  • with great praise
  • decorum
  • ceremoniousness
  • conventionalism
  • correctness
  • formalism
  • mummery
  • politesse
  • propriety
  • punctiliousness
  • p's and q's
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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How to use honors in a sentence

He passed through all the honors of the law, and in 1836 became lord chancellor.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He never attended school a single day of his life, yet gradually rose by his own efforts to the highest military and civil honors.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Cavaill-Coll, during his long career, received from the Universal Expositions the highest honors.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
After receiving the honors of persecution, am I to expect the still greater one of martyrdom?
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The least opulent in the Academy were the first to reject his offers, and to prefer liberty to pensions and honors.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Nor do I care for those compensatory honors that my position and family influence might have secured for me.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He obtained great distinction, honors and a large fortune, by his success in the practice of medicine.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He desired at any price to obtain a title, honors, and consideration in keeping with his present wealth.
JUANAHONORE DE BALZAC
He was also remarkably charitable, and put a greater value on virtues and abilities than upon riches and honors.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Zeno declined all worldly honors in order that he might diffuse the doctrines of his master.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
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WORDS RELATED TO HONORS

  • ceremoniousness
  • conventionalism
  • correctness
  • decorum
  • formalism
  • honors
  • mummery
  • p's and q's
  • politesse
  • propriety
  • punctiliousness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.