- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||the condition or quality of having a good reputation and social standing.
He lost respectability once the scandal was uncovered.The parents had worked hard for respectability in their community and they were determined to protect it.
- similar words:
The word respectability
contains the following part:
-ability, -ibility, -bility, -ubility
that means ability to do, be, or undergo
More about this word part:
All adjectives ending in "-able," "-ible," "-uble" and "-ble" can combine with the suffix "-ity" to form nouns ending in -ability
, or -bility