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Definition of Respectability


  1. The state or quality of being respectable; the state or quality which deserves or commands respect.

Respectability Quotations

Men have to do some awfully mean things to keep up their respectability.
George Bernard Shaw

In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability.
John Kenneth Galbraith

The shades of respectability begin to close about the greying head.
Mason Cooley

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.
Sam Keen

I shall be glad when you have strangled the invincible respectability that dogs your steps.
D. H. Lawrence
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Respectability Translations

respectability in German is Achtbarkeit {f}
respectability in Spanish is respetabilidad

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