respectability


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Synonyms for respectability

conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance

Synonyms for respectability

honorableness by virtue of being respectable and having a good reputation

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Judge Henry Blacksell told Mitchell: "You enjoyed the trappings of respectability. You became a special constable and earned yourself a reputation but in my judgment you had little or no integrity in relation to lethal weapons."
Then, I will argue that Hurston's Their Eyes, like historical discourses, refuses simple dichotomies between respectability and desire, and works with both blues and club discourse to legitimate sexual subjectivity.
This year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine lent respectability to the controversial theory that mad cow disease and several similar neurodegenerative disorders in people stem from the conversion of a harmless protein called PrP into an infectious, cell-killing agent known as a prion.
But his daughter (Kirstie Alley) falls in love with a son of the rival crime family, necessitating a lot of killing and putting that dream of respectability out of reach again.
The title character becomes a writer, hoping to acquire the respectability sought by his society-girl sweetheart.
He'll surely make a fist of the fight for respectability.
Boss Smith (above) said: "We have to try to get back a bit of respectability in terms of performance and results.
(4) While conflicts between competing families or factions might be centered on privacy or noise on the surface, underlying problems often involved perceptions of subtle differences in status and respectability in jeopardy.
The couplet of Sara mentioned above, for example, is her satire of the notions of respectability, izzat, women in Pakistan are brought up with.
No compromise would be acceptable on the respectability of Hazrat Mohammad (PBUH).
class="MsoNormalRESPECTABILITY class="MsoNormalMy community will begin to gain national inter-ethnic respectability, trust and support only when the Luo elite begins to compose itself into calm purposefulness.
I then discuss theory and empirical work on the performativity of gender (Butler, 1990), respectability (Skeggs, 1997) and the material and psycho-social challenges of performing the successful female subject in the neo-liberal University and the post-feminist era (Walkerdine et al.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jul 29 (ANI): Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he was not afraid of being clicked with the industrialists, the Congress took a dig at him and said that he should lend his legitimacy and respectability to such corporates.
RespectAbility, a nonprofit organization fighting stigmas and advancing opportunities for people with disabilities, has partnered with Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S), a project of the University of Southern California Annenberg Norman Lear Center.
But she didn't just kill the performance; she also rewrote the book on black respectability politics.