Examples of respectful in a Sentence
the children were remarkably respectful while in the president's office
Recent Examples of respectful from the Web
There was always its food and nonpareil service—gracious, respectful, ever present but never intrusive—but also innovations small and large that kept all classes of fliers happy.
The majority of people walk out of here awesome young men and women, respectful of authority, things of that nature.
Be respectful of that, and bring a shawl or sweater to cover yourself.
Those who know Kyle best describe him as respectful, kind and a jokester.
Washington and Alaska were close behind, while New Hampshire seems to be the state most respectful of personal property.
Interestingly, the women interviewed by SI said that the athletes were the most respectful men in the organization.
The family of Doris Deuse would like to thank the staff of Autumn Hills Assisted Living Facility and MVI Hospice for the tender, respectful and gracious care.
In the face of someone who trashed his NFL future, Baker was respectful.
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First Known Use of respectful
RESPECTFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of respectful for English Language Learners
: showing or having respect
RESPECTFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of respectful for Students
- a respectful manner
- We kept respectfully silent during the ceremony.
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