/ˈrɛv ər ənt, ˈrɛv rənt/
feeling, exhibiting, or characterized by
; deeply respectful:
a reverent greeting.
), present participle of
Can be confused
feeling, expressing, or characterized by reverence
[C14: from Latin
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The proposed inscriptions for the monument must be reverent, tasteful, and pay respectful tribute to the deceased.
He'd ask a reverent question, she'd laser him a suspicious look, waiting for the zinger.
There are people, particularly in times of prominent famine, who become almost reverent when you say you are an aid worker.
Enhancing her almost supernatural status are the reverent eyes of her servant.
Let pleasant paths invite the coming and going of reverent visitors and fond mourners.
The park is a tribute to all branches of the military, and the event is reverent of all those who have served their country.
The mountains feel peaceful, even reverent as they rise into the slow white falling of late winter snow.
When you lifted the lid on a personal box, without saying anything, it almost turned into a reverent experience.
Give us an uplift for our tasks today and let us rejoice with reverent confidence.
No words can give an adequate idea of the reverent respect which.