Grammar Patterns

poss N

The 'Majesty' group

These nouns are used when formally addressing or referring to an important person. They are always preceded by a possessive determiner. (See also Section 11, meaning group 6.)
Your Honour, I have something to say.
Their Majesties mounted the memorial monument to mingle with spectators.
  • Eminence
  • Excellency
  • Grace
  • Highness
  • Holiness
  • Honour
  • Ladyship
  • Lordship
  • Majesty
  • Royal Highness
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