Highness


Highness
Synonyms and related words:
Eminence, Grace, Her Excellency, Her Highness, Her Ladyship, Her Majesty, His Lordship, His Majesty, Honor, Imperial Highness, Imperial Majesty, Lady, Ladyship, Lord, Lordship, Majesty, My Lady, My Lord, Reverence, Royal Highness, Royal Majesty, Serene Highness, Worship, Your Lordship, milady, milord

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Highness — Highness, often used with a personal possessive pronoun (His/Her/Your/Their Highness(es), the first two abbreviated HH) is an attribute referring to the rank of the dynasty (such as Royal Highness , Imperial Highness ) in an address. It is… …   Wikipedia

  • Highness —   [ haɪnɪs; englisch »Hoheit«], Titel, der bis Heinrich VIII. dem englischen König vorbehalten war (in der Anrede »Your Highness«). Royal Highness [ rɔɪəl ; englisch »Königliche Hoheit«], heute Titel der britischen königlichen Prinzen und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Highness — High ness, n. [AS. he[ a]hnes.] 1. The state of being high; elevation; loftiness. [1913 Webster] 2. A title of honor given to kings, princes, or other persons of rank; as, His Royal Highness. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • highness — O.E. heanes; see HIGH (Cf. high) (adj.) + NESS (Cf. ness). Meaning royalty, excellence, nobility is early 13c.; Your Highness as a form of address to English royalty is attested from c.1400 …   Etymology dictionary

  • highness — ► NOUN 1) (His, Your, etc. Highness) a title given to a person of royal rank, or used in addressing them. 2) the state of being high …   English terms dictionary

  • Highness — (engl., spr. haineß, »Hoheit«), bis zu Heinrich VIII. Anrede an den König von England (Your H.), an Stelle der jetzigen: Your Majesty. Dagegen ist Royal H. (Königliche Hoheit) auch jetzt noch der Titel der königlichen Prinzen und Prinzessinnen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • highness — index elevation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • highness — [hī′nis] n. 1. the quality or state of being high; height; loftiness 2. [H ] highest of the nobility: a title used in speaking to or of a member of a royal family and preceded by Your or by His or Her …   English World dictionary

  • Highness — [[t]ha͟ɪnɪs[/t]] Highnesses N VOC: poss N; PRON: poss PRON (politeness) Expressions such as Your Highness or His Highness are used to address or refer to a member of the royal family other than a king or queen. That would be best, Your Highness …   English dictionary

  • Highness — n. 1 the state of being high (highness of taxation) (cf. HEIGHT). 2 (Highness) a title used in addressing and referring to a prince or princess (Her Highness; Your Royal Highness). Etymology: OE heanes (as HIGH) …   Useful english dictionary


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