Illustrious vs Respectable - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between illustrious and respectable
is that illustrious
is dignified while respectable
is deserving respect.
*:In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habitués, who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass. In this way all respectable burgesses, down to fifty years ago, spent their evenings.