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honorable

hon·or·a·ble

honorable

 
pronunciation:
a n r bl
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: deserving of respect or consideration.
honorable work
antonyms:
disgraceful, dishonorable, ignominious, shabby
similar words:
credible, decent, respectable
definition 2: principled; virtuous.
A truly honorable man, he remained loyal to his friends and his beliefs.
antonyms:
corrupt, dishonorable, rotten
similar words:
righteous
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derivation: honorably (adv.)
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  moral, tradition