Synonyms and Antonyms of deferent
marked by or showing proper regard for another's higher status though he's already attained star status, the rookie remains deferent to the team's veteran players Synonyms of deferent respectful, deferential, dutiful, regardfulWords Related to deferent reverent, reverential, venerating, worshipful; fawning, genuflecting, groveling (or grovelling), hagiographic (or hagiographical), kowtowing, obsequious, servile, subservient, sycophantic, toadying; civil, courteous, gracious, polite; kid-glove, kid-glovedNear Antonyms of deferent abusive, insulting, offensive; belittling, demeaning, depreciative, depreciatory, derogatory, disparaging; contemptuous, impudent, irreverent, scornful; discourteous, insolent, rude, uncivilAntonyms of deferent disrespectful, undutiful
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