Honorableness to Hoot
1. The state of being honorable; eminence; distinction.
2. Conformity to the principles of honor, probity, or moral rectitude; fairness; uprightness; reputableness.
1. In an honorable manner; in a manner showing, or consistent with, honor.
The reverend abbot . . . honorably received him.Shak.
Why did I not more honorably starve?Dryden.
2. Decently; becomingly. [Obs.] "Do this message honorably." Shak.
Syn. Magnanimously; generously; nobly; worthily; justly; equitably; fairly; reputably.
(||Hon`o*ra"ri*um Hon"or*a*ry) n. [L. honorarium fr. honorarius. See Honorary, a.]
1. A fee offered to professional men for their services; as, an honorarium of one thousand dollars. S.
2. (Law) An honorary payment, usually in recognition of services for which it is not usual or not lawful
to assign a fixed business price. Heumann.
(Hon"or*a*ry), a. [L. honorarius, fr. honor honor: cf. F. honoraire.]
1. Done as a sign or evidence of honor; as, honorary services. Macaulay.
2. Conferring honor, or intended merely to confer honor without emolument; as, an honorary degree.
"Honorary arches." Addison.
3. Holding a title or place without rendering service or receiving reward; as, an honorary member of a
(Hon"or*er) n. One who honors.
(Hon`or*if"ic) a. [See Honor, -fy, and -ic.] Conferring honor; tending to honor. London Spectator.
(Hon"or*less) a. Destitute of honor; not honored. Bp. Warburton.
(Hont) n. & v. See under Hunt. [Obs.] Chaucer.
1. See Ho. [Obs.] Chaucer.
2. Hurrah! an exclamation of triumphant joy. Shak.
(-hood) [OE. hod, had, hed, hede, etc., person, rank, order, condition, AS. had; akin to OS.
hed, OHG. heit, G. -heit, D. -heid, Goth. haidus manner; cf. Skr. ketu brightness, cit to appear, be
noticeable, notice. &radic217. Cf. -head.] A termination denoting state, condition, quality, character,
totality, as in manhood, childhood, knighthood, brotherhood. Sometimes it is written, chiefly in obsolete
words, in the form -head.