Reverence synonyms

rĕv'ər-əns
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Due regard for something considered important or authoritative:
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A strong predilection or enthusiasm:
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The act of glorifying or the state of being glorified.
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Either of the sidepieces of a pair of glasses extending over the ears; temple
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A feeling of profound respect or reverence:
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Dread.
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A feeling of strong approval or delight with regard to someone or something:
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Careful thought or attention; heed:
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Favorable opinion; high regard; respect
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One or more prayers or other religious practices, specif. of a private or nonofficial kind
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The act of worship.
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(Rare) Something worshiped
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A person or thing that brings respect and fame to a school, country, etc.
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A state or feeling of intense, often excessive exhilaration or well-being.
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The act of idolizing, adoring or worshiping, especially to excess
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The quality of being obsequious; servile compliance
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Respectful dread; awe; reverence
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(Archaic) Awe; reverence.
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The attitude shown by this; homage; deference
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(Historical) A public avowal of allegiance by a vassal to his lord
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The state of being prostrate.
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Devotion and reverence to parents and family:
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The state or quality of being devout.
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The quality of being religious; religiosity
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To love greatly or honor highly; idolize
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To adore excessively; to revere immoderately.
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To regard with awe, deference, and devotion.
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To look upon with feelings of deep respect; regard as venerable; revere
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Synonym Study

  • Dread , as it comes into comparison here, suggests extreme fear mixed with awe or reverence a dread of divine retribution
  • Awe refers to a feeling of fearful or profound respect or wonder inspired by the greatness, superiority, grandeur, etc. of a person or thing and suggests an immobilizing effect
  • Veneration implies worshipful reverence for a person or thing regarded as hallowed or sacred and specifically suggests acts of religious devotion
  • Reverence is applied to a feeling of deep respect mingled with love for someone or something one holds sacred or inviolable and suggests a display of homage, deference, etc.
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