reverent
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɹɛvɹənt/
Adjective

reverent

  1. Showing or characterized by great respect or reverence; respectful.
    • 1903, Mark Twain, A New Crime, Library of Alexandria (ISBN 9781613100547)
      Hackett was a vain, wealthy, violent gentleman, who held his blood and family in high esteem, and believed that a reverent respect was due to his great riches.
    Synonyms: reverential
    Antonyms: irreverent, unreverent
Related terms Translations
  • French: pieux
  • German: ehrerbietig
  • Russian: почти́тельный
  • Spanish: reverente



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