deference
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈdɛfəɹəns/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈdɛ.fɚ.əns/
Noun

deference

  1. Great respect.
    The children treated their elders with deference.
  2. The willingness to carry out the wishes of others.
    By tidying his room, he showed deference to his mother.
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