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respectful

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

: showing or having respect

Full Definition of RESPECTFUL

:  marked by or showing respect or deference
re·spect·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
re·spect·ful·ness noun
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Examples of RESPECTFUL

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

First Known Use of RESPECTFUL

1687
RESPECTFULNESS Defined for Kids

respectful

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

Definition of RESPECTFUL for Kids

:  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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