reverential
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˌɹɛvəˈɹɛnʃəl/
Adjective

reverential

  1. Showing or characterized by reverence; respectful.
    Synonyms: reverent
    Antonyms: irreverential
    • 2012, Jill Dolan, The Feminist Spectator as Critic (University of Michigan Press, ISBN 9780472035199), page 94:
      The reverential tone intensified as this section progressed. When each spectator had purportedly become her mother, she was invited to share her mother's wisdom, prefaced by the words "I always said."



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