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1. respectable

adjective. ['rɪˈspɛktəbəl, riːˈspɛktəbəl'] deserving of esteem and respect.

Synonyms

  • good
  • honorable
  • estimable

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • insufficient
  • immodest
  • dishonorable

Etymology

  • -able (English)
  • respect (English)
  • respectus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Respectable

  • undetectable
  • uncollectable
  • unelectable
  • injectable
  • detectable
  • delectable
  • collectible
  • electable

Sentences with respectable


1. Adjective
Kindness and consideration can build your reputation as a respectable, thoughtful person.

Quotes about respectable


1. November 11, 1802, I arrived at Judge Patterson's at Lisle. This respectable family treated me with every mark of distinction and friendship, and likewise all the people did the same. I really want for words to express my gratitude.
- Deborah Sampson

2. A respectable appearance is sufficient to make people more interested in your soul
- Karl Lagerfeld

3. No, I do my torturing in the dungeon like any other respectable castle owner,
- Jeaniene Frost, Once Burned

2. respectable

adjective. ['rɪˈspɛktəbəl, riːˈspɛktəbəl'] characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals.

Synonyms

  • reputable
  • good
  • nice
  • upstanding
  • worthy
  • presentable
  • solid

Antonyms

  • unworthy
  • bad
  • unrespectable
  • disrepute

Etymology

  • -able (English)
  • respect (English)
  • respectus (Latin)

3. respectable

adjective. ['rɪˈspɛktəbəl, riːˈspɛktəbəl'] large in amount or extent or degree.

Synonyms

  • sizeable
  • considerable
  • sizable
  • goodly
  • tidy
  • goodish
  • healthy

Antonyms

  • improper
  • improperly
  • indecorous
  • indecent

Etymology

  • -able (English)
  • respect (English)
  • respectus (Latin)
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