HyperDic: honorific

English > 2 senses of the word honorific:
NOUNcommunicationhonorifican expression of respect
ADJECTIVEallhonorificconferring or showing honor or respect
honorific > pronunciation
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English > honorific: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningconferring or showing honor or respect.
Example"honorific social status commonly attaches to membership in a recognized profession"
BroaderrespectfulFull of or exhibiting respect
Nounshonorifican expression of respect
English > honorific: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn expression of respect.
Example"the Japanese use many honorifics"
Broaderformulation, expressionThe style of expressing yourself
Adjectiveshonorificconferring or showing honor or respect

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