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Princeton's WordNet

  1. honorable, honourableadjective

    worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect

    "an honorable man"; "led an honorable life"; "honorable service to his country"

  2. ethical, honorable, honourableadjective

    adhering to ethical and moral principles

    "it seems ethical and right"; "followed the only honorable course of action"

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'honourable' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1993

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of honourable in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of honourable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of honourable in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    General Napoleon says that ‘Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.’ Well, I suggest doing the opposite: Interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. Don’t be opportunist; don’t benefit from the weakness of your enemy! Be just even to your enemy! Try to find a way to defeat him without harming him; prove to be as intelligent as to find such a way! Only then, your victory will be meaningful and honourable!

  2. Søren Kierkegaard, Asluttende uvidenskabeligt Efterskrift:

    Alas! While the speculative honourable professor explains the entire existence has he in distraction forgotten his own name, that he is a man, purely and simply a man, not a fantastic 38 of a paragraph.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    For Brutus is an honourable man So are they all, all honourable men.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    No sublime wisdom asks to be worshipped or served; the greatest and the most honourable masters are those who refuse to have slaves!

  5. Tom Scott:

    Tough as nails, maybe a little like Patton in World War 2, but an honourable guy, he pushed us really hard, but I learned a lot from him. We all did.

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