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Meaning of RESPECTFUL

Pronunciation:  ri'spektful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  full of or exhibiting respect; "respectful behavior"; "a respectful glance"
  2. [adj]  feeling or manifesting veneration
 

RESPECTFUL is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: deferent, deferential, honorific, regardful, reverential, venerating
 
 Antonyms: disrespectful
 
 See Also: courteous, humble, reverent

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*spect"ful\ (-f?l), a.
Marked or characterized by respect; as, respectful
deportment.

      With humble joi and with respectful fear. --Prior.
-- {Re*spect"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Re*spect"ful*ness}, n.

 

 

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