Honorific meaning

ŏnə-rĭfĭk
Conferring or showing respect or honor.
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A title, phrase, or grammatical form conveying respect, used especially when addressing a social superior.
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Conferring honor; showing respect.

An honorific title or word.

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An honorific title or word.
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Showing or conferring honour and respect.
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Based on or valuing honor.
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A title. (i.e., Mister, Misses, Doctor, Professor)
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Origin of honorific

  • Latin honōrificus honor honōr- honor -ficus -fic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition