regardful

adjective
re·​gard·​ful | \ ri-ˈgärd-fəl How to pronounce regardful (audio) \

Definition of regardful

2 : full or expressive of regard or respect : respectful

Other Words from regardful

regardfully \ ri-​ˈgärd-​fə-​lē How to pronounce regardful (audio) \ adverb
regardfulness noun

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Examples of regardful in a Sentence

his regardful willingness to let his elderly father carve the turkey this year

First Known Use of regardful

1582, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of regardful was in 1582

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“Regardful.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/regardful. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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