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Among the most stubborn European traditions are a veneration of the state, an obsession with national identities and borders, and, most critical at this juncture, a suspicion of – not to say hostility toward – science and technology.
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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 century
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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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