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Definition of "honourable" []

  • Alternative form of honorable. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "honourable" in a sentence
  • "Not many MPs are given the title honourable these days."
  • "Magnificence is an attribute of expenditures of the kind which we call honourable, e.g. those connected with the gods-votive offerings, buildings, and sacrifices-and similarly with any form of religious worship, and all those that are proper objects of public-spirited ambition, as when people think they ought to equip a chorus or a trireme, or entertain the city, in a brilliant way."
  • "They defended teeth and even claws, which they described as honourable weapons of immemorial antiquity."