honorable honorable  /ˈɑ nə rə bəl/


  1. (adj) not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent
  2. (adj) worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect
  3. (adj) adhering to ethical and moral principles
  4. (adj) deserving of esteem and respect


  1. For Brutus is an honorable man, So are they all, all honorable men! The six Japanese Bruti who slew Premier Ki Inukai for his "excessive pacifism" (PTI, May 23,.
  2. As the electric train slides into the station 30 miles northwest of Osaka, the pretty conductress announces the last stop in a falsetto singsong: "Finally, honorable passengers .
  3. On the one hand, he could write that "the only wise and honorable and Christian thing to do is to treat each black man and each white man strictly on his merits as a man.


  1. Gazette.Net: Silver Spring author receives honorable mention for book award

    James P. Delgado of Silver Spring received honorable mention John Lyman Book Award from the North American Society for Oceanic History for his work “Misadventures of a Civil War Submarine: Iron, Guns, and Pearls.”
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Burtonsville Gazette

  2. CSU golfer Jesse Gibson named to Division II PING Honorable Mention All-American team

    Columbus State men's golfer Jesse Gibson on Tuesday was named to the Division II PING Honorable Mention All-America team by the Golf Coaches Association of America.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

  3. The Honorable Joseph F. Anderson, Jr., to Receive the 2013 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Fourth ...

    The Honorable Joseph F. Anderson, Jr., has been selected to receive the prestigious 2013 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Fourth Circuit. The award will be presented at the Fourth Circuit’s Annual Judicial Conference on June 28 by the Honorable Donald W.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "It's sad that we live in a time when a talented and honorable person like Alberto Gonzales is impeding from doing important work because his good name was dragged through the mud for political reasons," said Bush.
    on Aug 27, 2007 By: President Bush Source: KGMB9

  2. "They should be offered an honorable form of reconciliation and re-integration into a peaceful society, if they are willing to abandon violence, break with al Qaeda, and support the constitution," Clinton said.
    on Mar 31, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Reuters

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pacify pacify
/ˈpæ sə ˌfaɪ /