Possessing integrity and dignity, characterized by noble and ethical behavior.


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Part of speech



Noble, dignified, upstanding, virtuous, ethical, decent, good, just


Dishonorable, ignoble, unethical, undignified

Example sentences

  • The judge was considered honorable for her unwavering commitment to justice and fair play.
  • The veteran was honored for his honorable service to his country.
  • The company was known for its honorable business practices and commitment to doing what was right.


The concept of honor was held in high esteem by the society. People who were honorable were respected and admired, and their actions were a source of inspiration to others. The honorable individuals lived their lives with integrity and dignity, always striving to do what was right, even when it was difficult. Their actions spoke louder than words, and their honor was a testament to their character.