quasi honorable

honorable

[on-er-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
in accordance with or characterized by principles of honor; upright: They were all honorable men.
2.
of high rank, dignity, or distinction; noble, illustrious, or distinguished.
3.
worthy of honor and high respect; estimable; creditable.
4.
bringing honor or credit; consistent with honor.
5.
(initial capital letter)
a.
(used as a title of respect for certain ranking government officials.)
b.
British. (used as a title of courtesy for children of peers ranking below a marquis.) Abbreviation: Hon.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English hono(u)rable < Anglo-French (Middle French honorable) < Latin honōrābilis. See honor, -able

honorableness, noun
honorably, adverb
quasi-honorable, adjective
quasi-honorably, adverb


1. honest, noble, just.


1. ignoble.
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honorable

adjective
1. not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting" [syn: honest] [ant: dishonest
2. worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect; "an honorable man"; "led an honorable life"; "honorable service to his country" [ant: dishonorable
3. adhering to ethical and moral principles; "it seems ethical and right"; "followed the only honorable course of action" [syn: ethical
4. deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name" [syn: estimable
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