Famous and Respectable


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Famous adjective – Widely known.
Usage example: a book about some of the most famous people of the last century

Respectable and famous are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Respectable" instead an adjective "Famous".
Nearby Words: fame, famously, famed, famousness
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Respectable adjective – Having a good reputation especially in a field of knowledge.
Usage example: no respectable dietician would advise people to eat just one kind of food

Famous and respectable are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Famous" instead an adjective "Respectable".
Nearby Words: respect, respected, respectful, respectability, respectably
Synonyms for Respectable

Things that words describes

person famous person respectable person
character famous character respectable character
work famous work respectable work
hero famous hero respectable hero
Other nouns: man, people, member, family, name, someone, figure, characters, game, version, father, actor, player.

Both words in one sentence

  • Music / Roger Waters Though he (understandably) is most famous for his work with Pink Floyd, he has had respectable success as a solo artist.
  • Useful Notes / The American Civil War Other than Quantrill’s Raiders (Missouri guerrillas whose ranks include Jesse James, the Dalton Brothers, and other famous outlaws) rebel soldiers are almost always shown as heroic and respectable.
  • Music / Georges Brassens Moral Guardians: " La Mauvaise Réputation" has the recurring line "No, good/respectable folk don't like it when // One follows a different path than theirs." Odd Friendship: with the famous "singing priest", Père Duval.
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