[rev-er-uhnt, rev-ruhnt]
feeling, exhibiting, or characterized by reverence; deeply respectful: a reverent greeting.

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin reverent- (stem of reverēns), present participle of reverērī to revere1; see -ent

reverently, adverb
reverentness, noun
nonreverent, adjective
nonreverently, adverb
self-reverent, adjective
unreverent, adjective
unreverently, adverb

reverend, reverent. Unabridged
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reverent (ˈrɛvərənt, ˈrɛvrənt)
feeling, expressing, or characterized by reverence
[C14: from Latin reverēns respectful]

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Word Origin & History

late 15c., from L. reverentem, prp. of revereri (see reverence). From 14c. through 17c., commonly also used for reverend (adj.).
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Example sentences
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.
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