An action or circumstance that affects one’s reputation or conscience: he languished in jail refusing, as a point of honour, to talk
More example sentences
- People kill each other in revenge, for a point of honour.
- Consistency is a point of honour to most religious leaders and he is no exception; if you have spent years studying religious texts to deliver fatwas, you don't often change your mind.
- After all, it is a point of honour never to concede the superior insights of the French, especially when they are generalising about their own superiority.
Definition of point of honour in:
- The US English dictionary