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deferential

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adjective def·er·en·tial \ˌde-fə-ˈren-chəl\

Definition of deferential

  1. :  showing or expressing deference <deferential attention>

def·er·en·tial·ly play \-ˈren-chə-lē\ adverb


Examples of deferential

  1. <the man had the deferential attitude of someone who had been a servant his entire life>



1822

First Known Use of deferential

1822

Rhymes with deferential


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deferential

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adjective def·er·en·tial \ˌdef-ə-ˈren-chəl\

Medical Definition of deferential





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