Associations to the word «Reverence»

Wiktionary

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

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