honourable etymology

English word honourable comes from Latin honorem, Latin -abilis (-able; able or worthy to be.)

Detailed word origin of honourable

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
honorem Latin (lat)
-abilis Latin (lat) -able; able or worthy to be.
honour English (eng)
honorare Latin (lat)
honorabilis Latin (lat) Honourable.
honourable English (eng) (British, Canada) (Commonwealth, politics) A courtesy title applied to a cabinet minister, minister of state, or senator.

Words with the same origin as honourable

Descendants of -abilis
accountable adorable affair available capability capable defeat enjoyable establish established establishment fair fashionable honorable incapable inevitable portable predictable profitable reasonable remarkable stability stable valuable