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The state or quality of being proper, correct, and socially acceptable,
  1. The state or quality of being proper, correct, and socially acceptable
    • - provincial notions of respectability
  2. The state or quality of being accepted as valid or important within a particular field
    • - scientific respectability

  1. honorableness by virtue of being respectable and having a good reputation
  2. (respectable) characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals; "a respectable woman"
  3. (respectable) goodly: large in amount or extent or degree; "it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune"
  4. Respect denotes both a positive feeling of esteem for a person or other entity (such as a nation or a religion), and also specific actions and conduct representative of that esteem. Respect can be a specific feeling of regard for the actual qualities of the one respected (e.g. ...
  5. (Respectable (Mel and Kim song)) "Respectable" was a UK number one single for one week in March 1987 for Mel and Kim. Written and produced by Stock Aitken Waterman, it was the team's second number one. ...
  6. (Respectable (The Rolling Stones song)) "Respectable" is a song by The Rolling Stones from their 1978 album Some Girls. It was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. ...
  7. (Respectable (TV series)) Respectable is a British sitcom, first shown in six episodes from 30 August to 4 October 2006 on Five; it was later repeated on Paramount Comedy 1.
  8. The dickey on the bosom of civilization.