from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Marked by, feeling, or expressing reverence.
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- adj. showing respect or reverence; respectful
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Disposed to revere; impressed with reverence; submissive; humble; respectful.
- adj. Expressing reverence, veneration, devotion, or submission.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Feeling or displaying reverence; impressed with veneration or deep respect; standing in awe with admiration, as before superior age, worth, capacity, power, or achievement.
- Proceeding from or characteristic of reverence; expressive of veneration or profound respect and awe: as, reverent conduct; a reverent attitude toward religious questions.
- Strong; undiluted: noting liquors.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. feeling or showing profound respect or veneration
- adj. showing great reverence for god
Middle English, from Old French, from Latin reverēns, reverent-, present participle of reverērī, to revere; see revere1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)