Deference synonyms

dĕf'ər-əns, dĕf'rəns
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Courteous expressions of regard
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Anything given or done to show reverence, honor, or respect
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Inspiring reverence.
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The act or fact of submitting to the power of another:
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A keen sense of right and wrong; adherence to action or principles considered right; integrity
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A feeling of profound awe and respect and often love.
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Obedience
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Affable; complaisant
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Consciously thoughtful and observant (often of other people); caring
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The definition of courteous is a polite and considerate person.
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The definition of deferential is behavior or actions that show respect.
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Having or demonstrating undivided and constant support for someone or something.
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Showing patience and humility; gentle.
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Small, moderate in size.
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Full of or characterized by respect; showing deference or dutiful regard
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(By extension, of a person) Profusely polite, especially unpleasantly so and insincerely earnest.
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Of, or relating to veneration.
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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.
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The obligation of support and loyalty to one's ruler, government, or country
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Accurate perception; true estimation; as, an appreciation of the difficulties before us; an appreciation of colors.
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Attention is defined as the act of concentrating and keeping one's mind focused on something.
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A document containing terms of surrender, articles of concession, etc.; treaty; covenant
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A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
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An act or expression of respect or courtesy; civility:
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Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
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The duty and loyalty owed by a vassal or tenant to his feudal lord
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The act of one who grovels.
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The characteristic of being humble; humbleness in character and behavior.
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The state, fact, or an instance of obeying, or a willingness to obey; submission
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A gesture or movement of the body, such as a curtsy, that expresses deference or homage.
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A particular point or aspect; respect:
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Veneration is a feeling of great respect or awe.
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Reverence or devotion for a deity; religious homage or veneration
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The punishable act of showing disrespect for the authority or dignity of a court (or legislature), as by disobedience, unruliness, etc.
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Disrespect is defined as rudeness or a lack of courtesy.
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The definition of ignorance is being unaware, uneducated or unknowledgeable.
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The act or state of deliberately not paying attention or caring about; misregard.
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The act of refusing or failing to pay a check, draft, bill of exchange, etc.
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Refusal to obey.
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The state or condition of failing or refusing to comply
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The state of being impolite; incivility; rudeness.
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(Law) Submission to an injury by the party injured, or tacit concurrence in the action of another.
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The state or quality of being amenable.
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The state or quality of being amenable.
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The condition of being compliant; compliance, complaisance
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The state or quality of being submissive.
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The state of being tractable; tractability.
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An act or instance of this
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The quality of being obliging; the tendency to cater for the desires of others.
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The characteristic of being respectful.
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Showing attention; heedful.
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