Examples of reverent in a Sentence
a reverent crowd of worshippers
a reverent tone of voice
Recent Examples of reverent from the Web
Hazanavicius was careful not to be too reverent with his script.
Expect reverent tributes that adhere to Mr. Cohen's sublime meditations, as well as some wildly inventive renditions.
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Origin and Etymology of reverent
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin reverent-, reverens, present participle of revereri
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
REVERENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reverent for English Language Learners
: showing a lot of respect : very respectful
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Definition of reverent for Students
: very respectful reverent mourners
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