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an expression of respect

conferring or showing honor or respect

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Such forms are, as it were, honorifically literary--they become assimilated to "literature" if they exhibit markedly certain excellencies traditionally associated with conventional literary forms.
Quijano is inserted honorifically within Quintero Rivera's book and his terms: "long-lasting prison-term" and "coloniality" stand for the Eurocentrism that mulata music has confronted consistently over time.
Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi, honorifically referred to in state news and government documents as Libya's "Brother Leader and Guide of the First of September Great Revolution of the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya," responded to the uprising by attacking his own citizens, even going so far as to direct military jets to gun down protesters, leading a few pilots to object and divert to Malta rather than attack their own countrymen.
It seems odd to think of this thrush -- so much itself -- tagged, honorifically, with the name of a 19th-century ornithologist.
It is likely that the title was initially used honorifically by persons addressing the patriarch.