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honorable

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3 guided by or in accordance with one's sense of right and wrong
  • I believe that if I genuinely cannot decide fairly, I should do the honorable thing and decline to serve on the panel.
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upright, honest, just, conscientious, scrupulous, honorable mean having or showing a strict regard for what is morally right. upright implies a strict adherence to moral principles.
    • a stern and upright minister
honest stresses adherence to such virtues as truthfulness, candor, or fairness.
    • known for being honest in business dealings
just stresses conscious choice and regular practice of what is right or equitable.
    • workers given just compensation
conscientious and scrupulous imply an active moral sense governing all one's actions and painstaking efforts to follow one's conscience.
    • conscientious in the completion of her assignments
    • scrupulous in carrying out the terms of the will
honorable suggests a firm holding to codes of right behavior and the guidance of a high sense of honor and duty.
    • a difficult but honorable decision


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