Definition and Meanings for reverence

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Reverence is ranked 55,961 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of reverence

noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of reverence

f. r, l. reverentia. see reverent

Meaning of reverence


as noun

  • profound respect and esteem mingled with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; the disposition to revere; veneration.
  • the act of revering; a token of respect or veneration; an obeisance.
  • that which deserves or exacts manifestations of reverence; reverend character; dignity; state.
  • a person entitled to be revered; -- a title applied to priests or other ministers with the pronouns his or your; sometimes poetically to a father.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

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