Definition of reverent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

reverent

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈrevərənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrevərənt//
 
(formal)
 
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showing deep respect synonym respectful His voice was hushed, almost reverent. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin reverent- ‘revering’, from the verb revereri from re- (expressing intensive force) + vereri ‘to fear’.
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