respect-fully

respectful

[ri-spekt-fuhl]
adjective
full of, characterized by, or showing politeness or deference: a respectful reply.

Origin:
1590–1600; respect + -ful

respectfully, adverb
respectfulness, noun
quasi-respectful, adjective
quasi-respectfully, adverb
unrespectful, adjective
unrespectfully, adverb
unrespectfulness, noun


courteous, polite, decorous, civil, deferential.


discourteous, disrespectful.
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respectful (rɪˈspɛktfʊl)
 
adj
full of, showing, or giving respect
 
re'spectfully
 
adv
 
re'spectfulness
 
n

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