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