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Definition of "highness" []

  • The quality or condition of being high. (noun)
  • Used with His, Her, or Your as a title and form of address for a prince or princess: Her Royal Highness the Princess Margaret. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "highness" in a sentence
  • "But long after him the term highness was applied to kings of France; and some letters to Henry III. are still extant in which he is addressed by that title."
  • "If his royal highness is soooo good without a teleprompter and pledged trensparency, why not allow the comittee meetings on the health care bills be braodcast on CSPAN?"
  • ""Your highness is in his twenty-second year," replied he."