Definition of Respectableness

1. [n -ES]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Respectableness

respecifications
respecified
respecifies
respecify
respecifying
respecs
respect
respect to
respectabilities
respectability
respectabilize
respectabilized
respectabilizes
respectabilizing
respectable
respectableness (current term)
respectables
respectably
respected
respecter
respecter of persons
respecters
respectful
respectfully
respectfulness
respectfulnesses
respecting
respection
respective
respective(a)

Literary usage of Respectableness

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

1. The British Essayists by James Ferguson (1823)
"X. The respectableness of the Clergy. It seems probable, at first sight, that an order of men who devote themselves entirely to the instruction of their ..."

2. The Fool of Quality: Or, The History of Henry, Earl of Moreland by Henry Brooke (1839)
"I also knew, that, in former ages, a great number of publics had been affected with the very malady that now possesses your respectableness, and yet had ..."

3. The Prairie: A Tale by James Fenimore Cooper (1898)
"... apart in a tone of admonition and confidence; "much has passed atween us on the pleasures and respectableness of a life in the woods or on the borders. ..."

4. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
""He did n't dare be anythin' but respectable; 't was that respectableness that wore me out with Marcus Wetherford! I most deceived myself tryin' to make ..."

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