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honorific


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Honorific  \Hon`or*if"ic\,  a.  [See  {Honor},  {-fy},  and  {-ic}.] 
  Conferring  honor;  tending  to  honor.  --London.  Spectator. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  honorific 
  adj  :  conferring  or  showing  honor  or  respect;  "honorific  social 
  status  commonly  attaches  to  membership  in  a  recognized 
  profession" 
  n  :  an  expression  of  respect;  "the  Japanese  use  many  honorifics" 




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