izzat

noun
iz·​zat | \ ˈizət \
plural -s

Definition of izzat

1 : personal dignity or respect : honor is against my izzat— Rudyard Kipling
2 : power to command admiration : prestige afraid of losing izzat

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History and Etymology for izzat

Hindi ʽizzat, from Arabic ʽizzah glory

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“Izzat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/izzat. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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