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respectful

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adjective re·spect·ful \ri-ˈspekt-fəl\

Simple Definition of respectful

  • : showing or having respect

Full Definition of respectful

  1. :  marked by or showing respect or deference

re·spect·ful·ly play \-fə-lē\ adverb
re·spect·ful·ness noun

Examples of respectful

  1. <the children were remarkably respectful while in the president's office>



1687

First Known Use of respectful

1687


RESPECTFUL Defined for Kids

respectful

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adjective re·spect·ful \ri-ˈspekt-fəl\

Definition of respectful

  1. :  showing high regard or courtesy <a respectful manner>

re·spect·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb <We kept respectfully silent during the ceremony.>




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