Definition of reverence:
- 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.
- Profound respect and esteem mingled with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; the disposition to revere; veneration.
- That which deserves or exacts manifestations of reverence; reverend character; dignity; state.
- The act of revering; a token of respect or veneration; an obeisance.
- To regard or treat with reverence; to regard with respect and affection mingled with fear; to venerate.
idolize, bow, veneration, adore, idolatry, glorification, fearfulness, revere, idolise, contempt, obeisance, fear, prostration, genuflection, concern, hatred, awe, love, care, like, scoffing, praise, sacred, venerate, fright, dread, hero-worship, ridicule.
- respect (part of speech: noun)
- piety (part of speech: noun)
- title (part of speech: noun)
- wonder (part of speech: noun)
- worship (part of speech: noun)
- "St. Peter's Umbrella", Kálmán Mikszáth.
- "The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)", Frederic G. Kenyon.
- "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.