veneration (Meaning)

Wordnet

veneration (n)

a feeling of profound respect for someone or something

religious zeal; the willingness to serve God

Webster

veneration (n.)

The act of venerating, or the state of being venerated; the highest degree of respect and reverence; respect mingled with awe; a feeling or sentimental excited by the dignity, wisdom, or superiority of a person, by sacredness of character, by consecration to sacred services, or by hallowed associations.

Synonyms & Antonyms of veneration

veneration Sentence Examples

  1. The ancient Egyptians held their pharaohs in high veneration, viewing them as divine beings.
  2. The veneration of saints and holy figures is a common practice in many religions.
  3. The statue of the goddess was treated with utmost veneration by the devout followers.
  4. The veneration accorded to the war veteran was a testament to his courage and sacrifice.
  5. Scientists venerate the knowledge and contributions of their esteemed predecessors.
  6. The Nobel Prize winners are held in high veneration for their groundbreaking discoveries.
  7. The veneration of trees as sacred symbols is found in numerous cultures across the globe.
  8. The ancient ruins were preserved with veneration as a reminder of a glorious past.
  9. The veneration of ancestors is a vital part of many indigenous societies, connecting the present with the past.
  10. The public veneration of celebrities often leads to excessive idolization and an inflated sense of self-importance.

FAQs About the word veneration

a feeling of profound respect for someone or something, religious zeal; the willingness to serve GodThe act of venerating, or the state of being venerated; the

adoration, worship,reverence, love, fondness, deference, interest, approval, deification, idolatry

opprobrium, distaste, distaste, disapproval, condemnation, disapproval, aversion, disgust, disgust, aversion

The ancient Egyptians held their pharaohs in high veneration, viewing them as divine beings.

The veneration of saints and holy figures is a common practice in many religions.

The statue of the goddess was treated with utmost veneration by the devout followers.

The veneration accorded to the war veteran was a testament to his courage and sacrifice.