Definition of Respectfulness

1. Noun. Courteous regard for people's feelings. "Out of respect for his privacy"

Exact synonyms: Deference, Respect
Generic synonyms: Courtesy, Good Manners
Derivative terms: Defer, Deferent, Deferential, Respect, Respectful, Respectful



Definition of Respectfulness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being respectful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Respectfulness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Respectfulness

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

Literary usage of Respectfulness

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1. The Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States by United States Dept. of State, Francis Wharton, John Bassett Moore (1889)
"When my plan is fixed I shall take the liberty of asking for your commands, being with the highest degree of respectfulness, sir, your most obedient and ..."

2. Public School Methods (1916)
"Gratitude, Reverence and respectfulness. Ingratitude is one of the most unforgivable traits of an unbecoming character. Both parents and teachers should ..."

3. The Standard Dictionary of Facts: History, Language, Literature, Biography edited by Henry Woldmar Ruoff (1909)
"... The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent," distinguished for his fidelity and affec- > tion, his respectfulness, and his volubility. ..."

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