What does the word respectability mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Respectably.

Usage examples for 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 by Ben Casseday
  2. Earth's respectability does not pass current in Heaven. – God's Plan with Men by 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 by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009