point of honor


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point of honor

n. pl. points of honor
A matter that affects one's honor or reputation.

point′ of hon′or


n.
an issue that affects one's honor.
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Noun1.point of honor - a concern that seriously reflects on your honor
concern - something that interests you because it is important or affects you; "the safety of the ship is the captain's concern"
References in classic literature ?
He seemed to make it a sort of point of honor to retain it.
Individual cases of the kind dwell in the recollections of whole tribes; and it is a point of honor and conscience to revenge them.
he was not sensitive on the point of honor, not a chivalrous character.
I was deeply though doubtless not disinterestedly anxious for more news of the old lady, and Miss Tita had accepted from me, as it were, a rendezvous which it might have been a point of honor with me to keep.
But it was a point of honor with her to appear perfectly indifferent to her trouble, so she stayed with the girls, laughing and chatting as they watched Smilash intently marking out the courts and setting up the nets.
The key selling point of Honor 6 Plus device is the bionic
If not, well, according to Ireland's code duello of 1777, The Practice of Dueling and the Point of Honor, Rule XVI: "The challenged has the right to choose his own weapon, unless the challenger gives his honor he is no swordsman; after which, however, he cannot decline any second species of weapon, proposed by the challenged.
Another point of honor is that we had Turkey's name written on the "winners list" with this award.
And, if a person became indebted, it was a point of honor to repay the obligation when it fell due, by selling assets, reducing consumption, working harder, or some combination of the three.