Associations to the word «Reverence»


REVERENCE, noun. Veneration; profound awe and respect, normally in a sacred context.
REVERENCE, noun. An act of showing respect, such as a bow.
REVERENCE, noun. The state of being revered.
REVERENCE, noun. A form of address for some members of the clergy.
REVERENCE, noun. That which deserves or exacts manifestations of reverence; reverend character; dignity; state.
REVERENCE, verb. To show reverence.

Dictionary definition

REVERENCE, noun. A feeling of profound respect for someone or something; "the fear of God"; "the Chinese reverence for the dead"; "the French treat food with gentle reverence"; "his respect for the law bordered on veneration".
REVERENCE, noun. A reverent mental attitude.
REVERENCE, noun. An act showing respect (especially a bow or curtsy).
REVERENCE, verb. Regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn