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Noun1.honourableness - the quality of deserving honor or respect; characterized by honor
righteousness - adhering to moral principles
venerability, venerableness - the quality of deserving veneration
magnanimousness, nobleness, grandeur, nobility - the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct
reputability, respectability - honorableness by virtue of being respectable and having a good reputation
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"Behold, I am disease," saith the evil deed: that is its honourableness.
How's that strike your honourableness?--high-soundin', dignified as a earl or .
But I aim for honourableness. I made a half-hearted attempt at PS100 less, and the dealer batted it away, as if I were making a sub-PS1 offer for a set of Ben 10 figures.