honorificabilitudinity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Medieval Latin honōrificābilitūdinitās.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌhɒnɒˌɹɪfɪkəˌbɪlɪtjuːˈdɪnɪtɪ/, /ˌɒnəˌɹɪfɪkəˌbɪlɪtjuːˈdɪnɪtɪ/[1][2]
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  • Hyphenation: hon‧or‧if‧ic‧a‧bil‧i‧tu‧din‧i‧ty

Noun[edit]

honorificabilitudinity (uncountable)

  1. (humorous, rare) The quality of being honourable; honourableness.
    Synonym: (chiefly humorous, obsolete, rare) honorificabilitudinitatibus

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Chambers Dictionary, 9th Ed., 2003
  2. ^ honorificabilitudinity”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.