honorable / ˈɒn ər ə bəl /


honorable 的定义

adj. 形容词 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. British. Abbreviation: Hon.

honorable 近义词

adj. 形容词 adjective



  1. Associated Press all-American honorable mention Katie Benzan also returns after leading the nation in three-point shooting at 50 percent.
  2. Misinformation about the Civil War’s causes, and interpretations of facts that recast the Confederacy as honorable, remained a part of some school books near the end of the 20th century.
  3. In all but the rarest moments of national unity, honorable compromise is what makes liberal democracy possible.
  4. In India, Modi has ensured it is the media outlets—with a few honorable exceptions—that seek the government’s approval.
  5. Four individuals, all honorable men, claimed to have placed coins on the deceased Lincoln’s eyes.
  6. In a way, this is worse than the racism of white supremacists, since this is thought to be an honorable attitude.
  7. She did what she could and had, as far as I know, an honorable career.
  8. In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free—honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve.
  9. Or this: the right-hand side of the body is more honorable and therefore hotter than the left.
  10. [1] Bone was an Indianan, and had a long and honorable career in journalism, stretching from 1881 to 1918.
  11. At Buffalo, where this fountain was exhibited, it received honorable mention.
  12. It still, I am glad to hear, runs an honorable and profitable course, which its merits well deserve.
  13. And of that she was equally sure, for how could he do any man or any woman wrong, this sincere and honorable Christian gentleman?
  14. For at least ten years previous to 1901, San Francisco had enjoyed a period of not only decent but honorable government.
  15. Against the Stamp Act, honorable members were reminded, there was a special objection to be urged.