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synonyms for respectability

  • decency
  • honesty
  • propriety
  • honorableness
  • reputability
  • virtue
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antonyms for respectability

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  • immorality
  • impropriety
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How to use respectability in a sentence

Even so it gave Myanmar enough of a veneer of respectability for multinational businesses like KFC and Coca Cola to come rolling in.
REVOLUTIONS ARE BUILT ON HOPE. THAT'S WHY I BELIEVE MYANMAR'S PROTESTERS WILL SUCCEEDMIMI AYEAPRIL 8, 2021TIME
Then and now, publicity and respectability were among the goals.
CHULA VISTA PD’S DRONE PROGRAM OPENED A REVOLVING DOOR FOR OFFICERSSOFÍA MEJÍAS PASCOEAPRIL 5, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
For this narrator, housekeeping is not about achieving respectability or impressing guests who drop by for tea, but a vital way to rejuvenate the world around us.
‘BROOD,’ A QUIET MEDITATION ON THE SMALL STUFF, MAKES FOR A PERFECT PANDEMIC READJENNIFER REESEMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Soon they will grow to bourgeois respectability, a party of "practical" politics and "sound" morality.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
I need only specify Miss Ross and friend, name unknown—to assure you of the high respectability of the assemblage.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
The members of this class have a large notion of the respectability of their individual pews and seats.
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Before passing through the gate we expected to see a crowd bearing some outward semblance of respectability.
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A cold tone of gentle-blooded, high-middle-class respectability prevails.
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And equally appalling to me was the respectability of the people, of a very different class from that of our Wrentham chapel.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
Close by was the Octagon Chapel, where the Unitarians worshipped, equally impressive in its respectability.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
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WORDS RELATED TO RESPECTABILITY

  • decency
  • decentness
  • decorousness
  • decorum
  • grace
  • propriety
  • respectability
  • respectableness
  • seemliness
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serotinaladjective | [si-rot-n-l, ser-uh-tahyn-l ]SEE DEFINITION