HyperDic: respectful

English > 2 senses of the word respectful:
ADJECTIVEallrespectfulfull of or exhibiting respect
allrespectful, reverential, veneratingfeeling or manifesting veneration
respectful > pronunciation
Soundsrihspeh'ktfahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > respectful: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFull of or exhibiting respect.
Examples
  • "respectful behavior"
  • "a respectful glance"
Narrowerdeferent, deferential, regardfulshowing deference
honorificconferring or showing honor or respect
See alsocourteousCharacterized by courtesy and gracious good manners
humblemarked by meekness or modesty
reverentFeeling or showing profound respect or veneration
OppositedisrespectfulExhibiting lack of respect
Spanishrespetuoso
Catalanrespectuós
Nounsrespectfulnesscourteous regard for people's feelings
Adverbsrespectfullyin a respectful manner
English > respectful: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFeeling or manifesting veneration.
Synonymsreverential, venerating
BroaderreverentFeeling or showing profound respect or veneration
Spanishrespetuoso, reverencial, reverente
Nounsrespectfulnesscourteous regard for people's feelings

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