respectability

Part of speech: adverb

Respectably.

Part of speech: noun

Respectableness.

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Usage examples "respectability":

  1. The test of position is neither wealth, birth, nor pretension; respectability as readily enters the higher circles, and receives as ready encouragement as either of these. - "The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852", Ben Casseday.
  2. Earth's respectability does not pass current in Heaven. - "God's Plan with Men", T. T. (Thomas Theodore) Martin.
  3. I remembered that to the colonel my uncle was a gentleman of respectability and of wealth, and a member of his Excellency's Council. - "Richard Carvel, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.