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respectful

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of respectful

  1. marked by or showing proper regard for another's higher status the children were remarkably respectful while in the president's office Synonyms deferent, deferential, dutiful, regardful Related Words 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-gloved Near Antonyms abusive, insulting, offensive; belittling, demeaning, depreciative, depreciatory, derogatory, disparaging; contemptuous, impudent, irreverent, scornful; discourteous, insolent, rude, uncivil Antonyms disrespectful, undutiful



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