from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Given to or expressive of worship; reverent or adoring.
- adj. Chiefly British Used as a respectful form of address.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Showing reverence; tending to worship.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Entitled to worship, reverence, or high respect; claiming respect; worthy of honor; -- often used as a term of respect, sometimes ironically.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Claiming respect; worthy of honor on account of character, dignity, etc.; honorable.
- Specifically, a respectful epithet of address, especially to magistrates and corporate bodies; also, in freemasonry, specifying a certain official rank or dignity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. showing great reverence for god
- adj. showing adoration
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