be honored

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be honored

To feel very proud about something, often something that someone has bestowed upon one. I'm so honored that you asked me to be your best man. Jill was honored to have won such a prestigious award.
See also: honor

be/feel honoured (to do something)

feel proud and happy: I was honoured to have been mentioned in his speech.
See also: feel, honour
References in classic literature ?
I am honoured with your good opinion, and I can dispense with Mr Haredale's.
I am the king Puff-jaw, and am honoured in all the pond, being ruler of the Frogs continually.
Mr Talfan Davies said: "I am honoured to be asked to chair such a dynamic organisation as Creative Skillset Cymru, and I'd like to thank John for his immense contribution over recent years.
Stewart Till, chair of Creative Skillset and chief executive of Sonar Entertainment, said: "Rhodri is a high-profile and respected industry figure, I am honoured to welcome him to the Creative Skillset Cymru National Advisory Board.