Synonyms of reverence


1. fear, reverence, awe, veneration, emotion

usage: a feeling of profound respect for someone or something; "the fear of God"; "the Chinese reverence for the dead"; "the French treat food with gentle reverence"; "his respect for the law bordered on veneration"

2. reverence, attitude, mental attitude

usage: a reverent mental attitude

3. reverence, action

usage: an act showing respect (especially a bow or curtsy)


1. reverence, fear, revere, venerate, respect, esteem, value, prize, prise

usage: regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"

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