respectfulness


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re·spect·ful

 (rĭ-spĕkt′fəl)
adj.
Showing or marked by proper respect.

re·spect′ful·ly adv.
re·spect′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.respectfulness - courteous regard for people's feelings; "in deference to your wishes"; "out of respect for his privacy"
good manners, courtesy - a courteous manner
Translations
إظْهار شُعور الإحْتِرام
uctivost
respektfuldhed
tisztelettudás
kurteisi, tilhlÿîileg virîing
úctivosť
saygısaygılı olma

respectfulness

[rɪsˈpektfʊlnɪs] Nrespetuosidad f, acatamiento m

respectfulness

nRespekt m; respectfulness of othersRücksicht fauf andere

respect

(rəˈspekt) noun
1. admiration; good opinion. He is held in great respect by everyone; He has no respect for politicians.
2. consideration; thoughtfulness; willingness to obey etc. He shows no respect for his parents.
3. a particular detail, feature etc. These two poems are similar in some respects.
verb
1. to show or feel admiration for. I respect you for what you did.
2. to show consideration for, a willingness to obey etc. One should respect other people's feelings/property.
reˈspectable adjective
1. having a good reputation or character. a respectable family.
2. correct; acceptable. respectable behaviour.
3. (of clothes) good enough or suitable to wear. You can't go out in those torn trousers – they're not respectable.
4. large, good etc enough; fairly large, good etc. Four goals is a respectable score.
reˈspectably adverb
reˌspectaˈbility noun
reˈspectful adjective
having or showing respect.
reˈspectfully adverb
reˈspectfulness noun
reˈspecting preposition
about; concerning. Respecting your salary, we shall come to a decision later.
reˈspective (-tiv) adjective
belonging to etc each person or thing mentioned. Peter and George went to their respective homes.
reˈspectively (-tiv-) adverb
referring to each person or thing mentioned, in the order in which they are mentioned. Peter, James and John were first, second and third, respectively.
reˈspects noun plural
greetings. He sends his respects to you.
pay one's respects (to someone)
to visit (a person) as a sign of respect to him.
with respect to
about; concerning. With respect to your request, we regret that we are unable to assist you in this matter.
References in classic literature ?
Vronsky was continually conscious of the necessity of never for a second relaxing the tone of stern official respectfulness, that he might not himself be insulted.
I found the little fellow standing in the passage, and being addressed by one of the men in livery, who stood before him, nearly bent double from extreme respectfulness, with his hands hanging in front of him like the fins of a fish.
By and by he preferred his request again, with great respectfulness. She said, in good English, and in a deeply offended tone, that she had paid her passage and was not going to be bullied out of her "rights" by ill-bred foreigners, even if she was alone and unprotected.
"Nobody goes in there." And that was said still in another tone, such a tone that all trace of the trained respectfulness vanished from the butler's bearing.
"I thought it better to announce at once," he said, with the same stiff respectfulness as of an old family lawyer, "a boat rowed by six men has come to the landing-stage, and there's a gentleman sitting in the stern."
He sees the involved bishops' 'sincerity, decency, respectfulness and love for our country and our people are beyond doubt.'
But again, I say this, I cannot bring myself to believe that these bishops were involved in seditious activities; they are bishops whose sincerity, decency, respectfulness and love for our country and our people are beyond doubt," added Valles.
The ten countries agreed to unite against bullying in all of its forms, and to declare respectfulness as a fundamental principle for people living together and to help ensure that our schools are safe and welcoming places for all students.
"Chris finds this one-on-one interaction with employees vital to maintaining the organization's culture of respectfulness, transparency and trust," Balgley says.
Respectfulness - George Santayana once said those who fail to respect the past are doomed to repeat it.
"So much of it is you just don't know how you're going to react and what you're going to do until you're in the situation in the classroom," said Schriro, who was struggling to define what peer respectfulness looked like for her students.
"America is appealing to them because of the values it represents: the neighborliness, respectfulness, inclusiveness and innovation that we all believe our country is about.