Word of the Day: Honorable

Honorable/hon/or/a/ble
   1.  Adjective: possessing distinguished behavior of high moral standards

“To be meek, patient, tactful, modest, honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly; it is to be humane.” –Jane Harrison (1850-1928)

 

2.  Adjective: having an untarnished reputation or deserving praise

“I’m not saying I’m a paragon of virtue, but it’s hard for me not to be honorable.”  –Wayne Rogers (1933-2015)

 

  1. Adjective: describing an occupation that requires a respectable title

Ruth Bader, served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edmund L. Palmieri, Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, from 1959-1961.