quasirespectably

respectable

[ri-spek-tuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
worthy of respect or esteem; estimable; worthy: a respectable citizen.
2.
of good social standing, reputation, etc.: a respectable neighborhood.
3.
suitable or good enough to be seen or used: respectable clothes; respectable language.
4.
of moderate excellence; fairly good; fair: a respectable performance.
5.
appreciable in size, number, or amount: a respectable turnout.

Origin:
1580–90; respect + -able

respectableness, noun
respectably, adverb
nonrespectable, adjective
nonrespectableness, noun
nonrespectably, adverb
prerespectable, adjective
quasi-respectable, adjective
quasi-respectably, adverb
semirespectable, adjective
superrespectable, adjective
superrespectableness, noun
superrespectably, adverb
ultrarespectable, adjective
ultrarespectably, adverb
ultrarespectableness, noun
unrespectable, adjective


1. honorable. 4. middling, passable.
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respectable (rɪˈspɛktəbəl)
 
adj
1.  having or deserving the respect of other people; estimable; worthy
2.  having good social standing or reputation
3.  having socially or conventionally acceptable morals, standards, etc: a respectable woman
4.  relatively or fairly good; considerable: a respectable salary
5.  fit to be seen by other people; presentable
 
respecta'bility
 
n
 
re'spectableness
 
n
 
re'spectably
 
adv

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