Part of speech:
Courteous expressions of regard
Anything given or done to show reverence, honor, or respect
Having or demonstrating undivided and constant support for someone or something.
Showing patience and humility; gentle.
Full of or characterized by respect; showing deference or dutiful regard
Inclined to give way to pressure, argument, or influence; docile.
A mutual understanding between two or more legally competent individuals or entities about their rights and duties regarding their past or future performances and consideration. While an agreement usually leads to a contract, it could also be an executed sale, a gift or other transfer of property, or a promise without a legal obligation.
The obligation of support and loyalty to one's ruler, government, or country
Accurate perception; true estimation; as, an appreciation of the difficulties before us; an appreciation of colors.
Attention is defined as the act of concentrating and keeping one's mind focused on something.
A document containing terms of surrender, articles of concession, etc.; treaty; covenant
A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
An act or expression of respect or courtesy; civility:
Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
The duty and loyalty owed by a vassal or tenant to his feudal lord
The act of one who grovels.
The state, fact, or an instance of obeying, or a willingness to obey; submission
A gesture or movement of the body, such as a curtsy, that expresses deference or homage.
A particular point or aspect; respect:
The definition of a submission is something sent in or the act of surrendering.
Veneration is a feeling of great respect or awe.
Reverence or devotion for a deity; religious homage or veneration
The punishable act of showing disrespect for the authority or dignity of a court (or legislature), as by disobedience, unruliness, etc.
Disrespect is defined as rudeness or a lack of courtesy.
The definition of ignorance is being unaware, uneducated or unknowledgeable.
The act of refusing or failing to pay a check, draft, bill of exchange, etc.
The state or condition of failing or refusing to comply
The act of complying with a wish, request, or demand; acquiescence.
An act or instance of this
The definition of courteous is a polite and considerate person.
The definition of deferential is behavior or actions that show respect.
Showing attention; heedful.
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