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rev·er·ent

 (rĕv′ər-ənt)
adj.
Marked by, feeling, or expressing reverence.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin reverēns, reverent-, present participle of reverērī, to revere; see revere1.]

rev′er·ent·ly adv.

reverent

(ˈrɛvərənt; ˈrɛvrənt)
adj
feeling, expressing, or characterized by reverence
[C14: from Latin reverēns respectful]
ˈreverently adv
ˈreverentness n

rev•er•ent

(ˈrɛv ər ənt, ˈrɛv rənt)

adj.
feeling, exhibiting, or characterized by reverence; deeply respectful.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin reverent-, s. of reverēns, present participle of reverērī to revere1; see -ent]
rev′er•ent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reverent - feeling or showing profound respect or veneration; "maintained a reverent silence"
respectful - full of or exhibiting respect; "respectful behavior"; "a respectful glance"
irreverent - showing lack of due respect or veneration; "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"; "noisy irreverent tourists"
2.reverent - showing great reverence for god; "a godly man"; "leading a godly life"
pious - having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity; "pious readings"

reverent

reverent

adjective
Feeling or showing reverence:
Translations
مُوَقَّر، مُبَجَّل، يَنِم عن الإحْتِرام
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ærbødig
lotningarfullur
saygı dolu

reverent

[ˈrevərənt] ADJreverente

reverent

[ˈrɛvərənt] adjrespectueux/euse

reverent

reverent

[ˈrɛvrnt] adjriverente

revere

(rəˈviə) verb
to feel or show great respect for. The students revere the professor.
reverence (ˈrevərəns) noun
great respect. He was held in reverence by those who worked for him.
Reverend (ˈrevərənd) noun
(usually abbreviated to Rev. when written) a title given to a clergyman. (the) Rev. John Brown.
reverent (ˈrevərənt) adjective
showing great respect. A reverent silence followed the professor's lecture.
ˈreverently adverb