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honorific

hon·or·if·ic

honorific

 
pronunciation:
a n rI fihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: showing respect, esteem, or honor.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a title, term, or grammatical form communicating respect or honor, used esp. when addressing an elder or social superior.
similar words:
title
derivation: honorifically (adv.)
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