deferentially, regardfully, reverentially, decorously, ceremoniously, attentively, courteously, politely, considerately, with all respect, with due respect, with the highest respect, in deference to; see also politely.
At the inn at Yankovo he respectfully took leave of her, for the first time permitting himself to kiss her hand.
Pierre took off his hat and bowed respectfully to Kutuzov.
In the next room sat the count and countess respectfully conversing with the prior, who was calling on them as old acquaintances and benefactors of the monastery.
"Meant respectfully," he added.
Everyone stood up respectfully when the Military Governor, having stayed about half an hour alone with the dying man, passed out, slightly acknowledging their bows and trying to escape as quickly as possible from the glances fixed on him by the doctors, clergy, and relatives of the family.