worshipful

adjective wor·ship·ful \ ˈwər-shəp-fəl also ˈwȯr- \

Definition of worshipful

1 a archaic : notable, distinguished
b chiefly British used as a title for various persons or groups of rank or distinction
2 : giving or expressing worship or veneration

worshipfully

play \ˈwər-shəp-fə-lē also ˈwȯr-\ adverb

worshipfulness

noun

Examples of worshipful in a Sentence

  1. She was greeted by thousands of worshipful fans.

  2. a movie fan's worshipful stare upon finally meeting her idol

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First Known Use of worshipful

14th century


WORSHIPFUL Defined for English Language Learners

worshipful

adjective

Definition of worshipful for English Language Learners

  • : feeling or showing great admiration and love for someone or something



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