What does reverent mean?

Definitions for reverent
ˈrɛv ər ənt, ˈrɛv rəntrev·er·ent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reverent(adj)

    feeling or showing profound respect or veneration

    "maintained a reverent silence"

  2. godly, reverent, worshipful(adj)

    showing great reverence for god

    "a godly man"; "leading a godly life"

Wiktionary

  1. reverent(Adjective)

    showing respect or reverence; respectful

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reverent(adj)

    disposed to revere; impressed with reverence; submissive; humble; respectful; as, reverent disciples

    Etymology: [L. reverens, -entis, p. pr. of revereri. See Revere.]

  2. Reverent(adj)

    expressing reverence, veneration, devotion, or submission; as, reverent words; reverent behavior

    Etymology: [L. reverens, -entis, p. pr. of revereri. See Revere.]

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How to say reverent in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reverent in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reverent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of reverent in a Sentence

  1. Murray N. Rothbard:

    It is not the business of the law to make anyone good or reverent or moral or clean or upright.

  2. Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Kotzk:

    When a man makes a reverent face before a face that is no face — that is idol worship.

  3. William Schaffner:

    Don't go. Be reverent at home.

  4. Thomas Bailey Aldrich:

    To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age.

  5. Lesley Gordon:

    Many of the survivors made a point of insisting when anyone in their regiment died they provided a reverent burial.

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