Definition of Honorable mention

1. Noun. An official recognition of merit. "Although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"

Exact synonyms: Mention
Generic synonyms: Accolade, Award, Honor, Honour, Laurels
Derivative terms: Mention



Definition of Honorable mention

1. Noun. (idiomatic) An award or recognition given to something that does not make it to a higher standing but is worth mentioning in an honorable way. ¹

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Literary usage of Honorable mention

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1919)
"First honorable mention, 1915. By Lieut Commander Thomas Dray t on ... Third Honorable Mention, 1915. By Ensign RT Merrill, zd, USN The Moral Factor in War. ..."

2. Who's who in America by John William Leonard, Albert Nelson Marquis (1903)
"... yearly exhibitions; bronze medal Atlanta Exp'n; honorable mention, Paris, 1900. .... honorable mention ..."

3. From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America by James Longstreet (1908)
"... against them and Action taken—honorable mention for Courage and Endurance—The Army finally fares sumptuously on the Fat Lands of the French Broad. ..."

4. A Cycle of Adams Letters, 1861-1865 by Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams (1920)
"General Williams has seen fit in a special order to his brigade to make honorable mention, among others, of each member of his staff by name. ..."

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