Definitions for reverent
ˈrɛv ər ənt, ˈrɛv rəntrev·er·ent
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feeling or showing profound respect or veneration
"maintained a reverent silence"
godly, reverent, worshipfuladjective
showing great reverence for god
"a godly man"; "leading a godly life"
showing respect or reverence; respectful
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Humble; expressing submission; testifying veneration.
Etymology: reverens, Lat.
They forthwith to the place
Repairing where he judg’d them, prostrate fell
Before him reverent. John Milton, Paradise Lost.
Meet then the senior, far renown’d for sense,
With rev’rent awe, but decent confidence. Alexander Pope.
Reverent refers to a feeling or attitude of deep respect, love, awe, or veneration; it pertains to someone who is seriously respectful and devout. It often relates to behavior or attitude towards something that is considered sacred or highly respected.
disposed to revere; impressed with reverence; submissive; humble; respectful; as, reverent disciples
expressing reverence, veneration, devotion, or submission; as, reverent words; reverent behavior
Etymology: [L. reverens, -entis, p. pr. of revereri. See Revere.]
The numerical value of reverent in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of reverent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Don't go. Be reverent at home.
It is not the business of the law to make anyone good or reverent or moral or clean or upright.
Many of the survivors made a point of insisting when anyone in their regiment died they provided a reverent burial.
When a man makes a reverent face before a face that is no face — that is idol worship.
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age.
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