Definitions for respectfulrɪˈspɛkt fəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•spect•fulrɪˈspɛkt fəl(adj.)

  1. characterized by or showing politeness or deference.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. respectful(adj)

    full of or exhibiting respect

    "respectful behavior"; "a respectful glance"

  2. respectful, reverential, venerating(adj)

    feeling or manifesting veneration

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. respectful(adjective)ɪˈspɛkt fəl

    done with or showing respect

    a respectful child; a respectful attitude toward women


  1. respectful(Adjective)

    Marked or characterized by respect; as, respectful deportment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Respectful(adj)

    marked or characterized by respect; as, respectful deportment

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having or showing respect.

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