Associations to the word «Veneration»

Wiktionary

VENERATION, noun. The act of venerating or the state of being venerated.
VENERATION, noun. ​Profound reverence, respect or awe.
VENERATION, noun. Religious zeal, idolatry or devotion.

Dictionary definition

VENERATION, 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".
VENERATION, noun. Religious zeal; the willingness to serve God.

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