a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration.
the outward manifestation of this feeling:
to pay reverence.
a gesture indicative of deep respect; an obeisance, bow, or curtsy.
the state of being revered, or treated with respect tinged with awe.
(initial capital letter) a title used in addressing or mentioning a member of the clergy (usually preceded by your or his).
verb (used with object), reverenced, reverencing.
to regard or treat with reverence; venerate:
One should reverence God and His laws.
a feeling or attitude of profound respect, usually reserved for the sacred or divine; devoted veneration
an outward manifestation of this feeling, esp a bow or act of obeisance
the state of being revered or commanding profound respect
(archaic) saving your reverence, a form of apology for using an obscene or taboo expression
(transitive) to revere or venerate
(preceded by Your or His) a title sometimes used to address or refer to a Roman Catholic priest
adjective 1. feeling, exhibiting, or characterized by reverence; deeply respectful: a reverent greeting. adjective 1. feeling, expressing, or characterized by reverence
noun 1. Harry Gordon, 1857?–1947, British retail merchant, born in the U.S.
noun 1. speech or action intended to cause contemptuous laughter at a person or thing; derision. verb (used with object), ridiculed, ridiculing. 2. to deride; make fun of. noun 1. language or behaviour intended to humiliate or mock; derision verb 2. (transitive) to make fun of, mock, or deride
[self-rahy-chuh s, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈraɪ tʃəs, ˈsɛlf-/ adjective 1. confident of one’s own righteousness, especially when smugly moralistic and intolerant of the opinions and behavior of others. self-righteous adjective 1. having or showing an exaggerated awareness of one’s own virtuousness or rights