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Meaning of REVERENT

Pronunciation:  'revurunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  showing great reverence for god; "a godly man"; "leading a godly life"
  2. [adj]  feeling or showing profound respect or veneration; "maintained a reverent silence"
 

REVERENT is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: adoring, awed, awful, godly, pious, respectful, reverential, venerating, worshipful
 
 Antonyms: irreverent
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rev"er*ent\, a. [L. reverens, -entis, p. pr. of
revereri. See {Revere}.]
1. Disposed to revere; impressed with reverence; submissive;
   humble; respectful; as, reverent disciples. ``They . . .
   prostrate fell before him reverent.'' --Milton.

2. Expressing reverence, veneration, devotion, or submission;
   as, reverent words; reverent behavior. --Joye.

 

 

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