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Princeton's WordNet

  1. respectfully(adverb)

    in a respectful manner

    "might I respectfully suggest to the Town Council that they should adopt a policy of masterly inactivity?"


  1. respectfully(Adverb)

    In a respectful manner.

Editors Contribution

  1. respectfully

    In a respectful manner.

    They communicated respectfully.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 30, 2020  

How to pronounce respectfully?

  1. Alex
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How to say respectfully in sign language?

  1. respectfully


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of respectfully in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of respectfully in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of respectfully in a Sentence

  1. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew:

    Only Congress is empowered to increase the nation's borrowing authority and I hope that Congress will address this matter without controversy or brinksmanship, i respectfully ask Congress to raise the debt limit as soon as possible.

  2. Mohamed Noor:

    I would have to respectfully disagree with that, ma'am.

  3. Jason Baron:

    I remain mystified by the fact that the use of a private e-mail account apparently went either unnoticed or unremarked upon during the four-year tenure in office of the former secretary, simply put, where was everyone ? Is there any record indicating that any lawyer, any FOIA officer, any records person, any high-level official ever respectfully confronted the former secretary with reasonable questions about the practice of sending e-mails from a private account ? It is unfathomable to me that this would not have been noticed and reported up the chain.

  4. Raja Krishnamoorthi:

    Any such exception or exemption would be a tremendous mistake ... we respectfully request the FDA to resist.

  5. State Rep. Mike Kennedy:

    And not convenient and at the same time if there are disagreements, there’s a way to respectfully disagree. I don’t believe that throwing criticisms likes throwing rotten tomatoes at a poor actor on stage is the best way to go about things.

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