Recent Examples of veneration from the Web
Thus, Bannon’s veneration of the good ol’ days of antiquity is hardly unique.
From an object of veneration in some ancient Egyptian temples—and even the namesake of an entire city, Crocodilopolis—the species was extinct along the lower Nile by the 1950s as people encroached on its habitat.
But for now, Romney appears willing to revel solely in the veneration from his network, even if not from Trump's.
Her remains were exhumed from a suburban cemetery and placed in a wooden box for veneration during the ceremony.
Since the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cow ambulances, cow hostels and even a system of ID cards for tracking cows have been introduced in veneration of the sacred animal.
The veneration of the rural class, and of the past, has now taken on a more ominous tone.
Nissan, which tied up with Renault SA in 1999, was reborn and Mr. Ghosn’s public veneration included depictions as a superhero in a Japanese comic book.
For Walz, the potentially historic occasion had turned into another Connecticut coronation, as well as the introduction to grand-stage veneration for a dazzling freshman, Breanna Stewart.
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Origin and Etymology of veneration
Middle English veneracioun, borrowed from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French veneratiun, borrowed from Latin venerātiōn-, venerātiō “act of soliciting the good will (of a deity), demonstration of respect or awe,” from venerārī “to solicit the good will of (a deity), hold in awe, venerate” + -tiōn-, -tiō, suffix of action nouns
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of veneration for Students
1 : the act of showing respect for : the state of being shown respect
2 : a feeling of deep respect
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