What is another word for honourable?

Pronunciation: [ˈɒnəɹəbə͡l] (IPA)

The word "honourable" can be replaced with several synonyms that convey similar meanings. These include esteemed, reputable, upright, noble, honest, dignified, and virtuous. "Esteemed" suggests high regard or admiration, while "reputable" describes someone who is trustworthy and respected. "Upright" pertains to a person who is honest and has strong moral principles. "Noble" refers to someone who possesses outstanding qualities such as bravery, selflessness, and generosity. "Honest" implies sincerity and truthfulness. "Dignified" is a term used to describe someone who carries themselves with self-respect and poise. "Virtuous" indicates someone who is morally sound and has good intentions. Each of these synonyms can be used interchangeably with "honourable" to describe someone who is deserving of respect and admiration.

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What are the opposite words for honourable?

The antonyms for the word "honourable" are the terms "dishonourable", "unworthy", "disgraceful", "shameful", "ignoble", "vile", and "corrupt". Dishonourable refers to a person who is not respectable or lacks moral principles. Unworthy describes an individual who doesn't deserve respect or esteem. Similarly, disgraceful pertains to a person's shameful behavior. Shameful alludes to something being so wicked or scandalous as to cause embarrassment. Ignoble refers to a person who lacks nobility or dignity while vile suggests someone who is morally despicable. Corrupt on the other hand, means somebody that is involved in dishonest or illegal practices.

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Usage examples for Honourable

And it is expressly provided, according to the honourable position of woman in the Hebrew state, that the penalty for a daughter's life shall be the same as for that of a son.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
And yet-and yet it was still true that nothing but Richard's will stood between herself and complete, honourable freedom-between her and the man who had in his gift everything that she longed for and believed herself specially fitted by nature to possess.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
The angel bade him lay the whole story bare; this was the only honourable course.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey

Famous quotes with Honourable

  • As to my Title, I know not yet whether it will be honourable or dishonourable, the issue of the War must Settle it. Perhaps our Congress will be Exalted on a high Gallows.
    Abraham Clark
  • Speak slowly, Michael. He is an honourable man.
    Arthur Cohn
  • The right honourable gentleman caught the Whigs bathing, and walked away with their clothes. He has left them in the full enjoyment of their liberal positions, and he is himself a strict conservative of their garments.
    Benjamin Disraeli
  • The mobilisation which Bush has been able to perform since 11 September 2001 has to be fought - at least by Americans - in the name of a wise, honourable and democratic patriotism.
    Todd Gitlin
  • It is, and long has been my opinion, and I have heard honourable members in this House declare it to be theirs - that it is the duty of Parliament equally to protect all the different interests in the country.
    Joseph Hume

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