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Definition 1: full of or exhibiting respect - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where respectful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • respectful behavior
  • a respectful glance

(respectful is similar to ...) showing deference

(respectful is similar to ...) conferring or showing honor or respect

"honorific social status commonly attaches to membership in a recognized profession"

(means also ...) characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners

"if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"

(means also ...) marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful

"a humble apology" "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"

(means also ...) feeling or showing profound respect or veneration

"maintained a reverent silence"

Definition 2: feeling or manifesting veneration - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for respectful in the sense of this definition

(respectful is similar to ...) feeling or showing profound respect or veneration

"maintained a reverent silence"

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