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reverent

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adjective rev·er·ent \ˈrev-rənt, ˈre-və-; ˈre-vərnt\

Simple Definition of reverent

  • : showing a lot of respect : very respectful

Full Definition of reverent

  1. :  expressing or characterized by reverence :  worshipful

rev·er·ent·ly adverb

Examples of reverent

  1. a reverent crowd of worshippers

  2. a reverent tone of voice



Origin of reverent

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin reverent-, reverens, present participle of revereri


First Known Use: 14th century


REVERENT Defined for Kids

reverent

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adjective rev·er·ent \ˈre-və-rənt, ˈrev-rənt\

Definition of reverent

  1. :  very respectful <reverent mourners>

rev·er·ent·ly adverb



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