Definition of Respectful

1. Adjective. Full of or exhibiting respect. "A respectful glance"




2. Adjective. Feeling or manifesting veneration.
Exact synonyms: Reverential, Venerating
Similar to: Reverent
Derivative terms: Respectfulness, Reverence, Reverence

Definition of Respectful

1. a. Marked or characterized by respect; as, respectful deportment.

Definition of Respectful

1. Adjective. Marked or characterized by respect; as, respectful deportment. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Respectful

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Respectful

respect to
respectabilities
respectability
respectabilize
respectabilized
respectabilizes
respectabilizing
respectable
respectableness
respectables
respectably
respected
respecter
respecter of persons
respecters
respectful (current term)
respectfully
respectfulness
respectfulnesses
respecting
respection
respective
respective(a)
respectively
respectiveness
respectless
respectlessness
respects
respectuous
respectworthy

Literary usage of Respectful

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1. The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire by Edward Gibbon (1862)
"26 When AD 2ยป6 fais respectful epistle was read by the consul, the senators August s. .were unable to disguise their satisfaction that Probus should ..."

2. The Works of Alexander Hamilton: Containing His Correspondence, and His by Alexander Hamilton (1851)
"With the most respectful and affectionate attachment, I have the honor to remain, Sir, &c. WASHINGTON TO HAMILTON. (PRIVATE.) MY DEAR SIR: PHILADELPHIA, ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1812)
"A respectful Examination of the Judgment, #c. in a Letter to Sir John Nicholl. By the Rev. Charles Daubeney, LL. B. Archdeacon of Sarum. ..."

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