HyperDic: deferentially

English > 2 senses of the word deferentially:
ADVERBalldeferentially, submissivelyin a servile manner
alldeferentiallyin a respectfully deferential manner
English > deferentially: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a servile manner.
Example"he always acts so deferentially around his supervisor"
Synonymsubmissively
Adjectivesdeferentialshowing deference
English > deferentially: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a respectfully deferential manner.
Example"he listened deferentially"
Adjectivesdeferentialshowing deference

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