reverence (Meaning)

Wordnet

reverence (n)

a feeling of profound respect for someone or something

a reverent mental attitude

an act showing respect (especially a bow or curtsy)

Wordnet

reverence (v)

regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of

Webster

reverence (n.)

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.

Webster

reverence (v. t.)

To regard or treat with reverence; to regard with respect and affection mingled with fear; to venerate.

reverence Sentence Examples

  1. The students approached the ancient temple with reverence, their footsteps hushed.
  2. The sacred texts were treated with the utmost reverence, their pages turned with the greatest care.
  3. The mourners paid homage to the departed soul with reverence, their voices trembling with emotion.
  4. The veteran soldier spoke of his fallen comrades with reverence, his eyes welling up with tears.
  5. The historian chronicled the events of the past with reverence, seeking to preserve the truth for posterity.
  6. The young artist approached the masterpiece with reverence, its brushstrokes inspiring awe.
  7. The scientist approached the groundbreaking experiment with reverence, knowing its potential to change the world.
  8. The teacher imparted knowledge to her students with reverence, believing in their ability to succeed.
  9. The devout pilgrim beheld the holy shrine with reverence, their heart filled with peace and wonder.
  10. The child gazed upon the shimmering stars with reverence, their imagination soaring beyond the earthly realm.

FAQs About the word reverence

a feeling of profound respect for someone or something, a reverent mental attitude, an act showing respect (especially a bow or curtsy), regard with feelings of

revere,venerate, worship, praise, admire, respect,honor, love, adore, lionize

offend, outrage, ridicule, slight, insult, violate, ridicule, outrage, dishonor, slight

The students approached the ancient temple with reverence, their footsteps hushed.

The sacred texts were treated with the utmost reverence, their pages turned with the greatest care.

The mourners paid homage to the departed soul with reverence, their voices trembling with emotion.

The veteran soldier spoke of his fallen comrades with reverence, his eyes welling up with tears.