#WordOfTheDay – You may mistake this word for something else.


Honorific /ɒnəˈrɪfɪk/ is the word for today.

Before you get things wrong let us first say that this word has nothing to do with horror.

Honorific can be used as a noun or an adjective.

This word serves as a mark of respect but having few or no duties

In certain languages, as Chinese it is used to show respect, especially in direct address

Take a look at these examples

He was elevated to the honorific status of ‘Elder’

Shola addresses business women with honorific titles.

What other sentences can you form with this word?


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