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Definition of Honorable

Honorable

  1. Worthy of honor; fit to be esteemed or regarded; estimable; illustrious.
  2. High-minded; actuated by principles of honor, or a scrupulous regard to probity, rectitude, or reputation.
  3. Proceeding from an upright and laudable cause, or directed to a just and proper end; not base; irreproachable; fair; as, an honorable motive.
  4. Conferring honor, or produced by noble deeds.
  5. Worthy of respect; regarded with esteem; to be commended; consistent with honor or rectitude.
  6. Performed or accompanied with marks of honor, or with testimonies of esteem; an honorable burial.
  7. Of reputable association or use; respectable.
  8. An epithet of respect or distinction; as, the honorable Senate; the honorable gentleman.

Honorable Quotations

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw

But if you can create an honorable livelihood, where you take your skills and use them and you earn a living from it, it gives you a sense of freedom and allows you to balance your life the way you want.
Anita Roddick

Do it no matter what. If you believe in it, it is something very honorable. If somebody around you or your family does not understand it, then that's their problem. But if you do have a passion, an honest passion, just do it.
Mario Andretti

One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them.
Thomas Sowell

If those committed to the quest fail, they will be forgiven. When lost, they will find another way. The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone, whether successful or not, provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable.
E. O. Wilson
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Honorable Translations

honorable in German is ehrenwert
honorable in Latin is honestus, ingenuus
honorable in Spanish is honorable