respectability[ ri-spek-tuh-bil-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF respectability
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RESPECTABILITY
Of course, there was no such search for him as is made for the man of respectability and position.
And after the striking of the blow, this respectability was continued in immobility and silence.
Officialdom is their divinity and respectability their key to life.
A sort of New England respectability and quietness hung over it.
Dignity and respectability have ruined alike the historian and the biographer.
I suppose you think we are cursed with 'respectability' at home.
And do you now talk to me of 'respectability,' and 'connections,' and such nonsense?
His wealth and his respectability were not exactly the reasons why I was anxious to seek his advice.
All the lawful conventions are coming to me, all the glamours of respectability!
The primal laws do not take into account our ideas of respectability.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR RESPECTABILITY
- blue blood
- gentle birth
- good breeding
- good family
- good manners
- high birth
- ruling class
- upper class
- upper crust