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worshipful

[wur-ship-fuhl]
adjective
1.
feeling or showing worship.
2.
(initial capital letter) British. a formal title of honor used in announcing or mentioning certain highly regarded or respected persons or groups (usually preceded by the ).

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English; see worship, -ful

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worshipful (ˈwɜːʃɪpfʊl)
 
adj
1.  feeling or showing reverence or adoration
2.  chiefly (Brit) (often capital) a title used to address or refer to various people or bodies of distinguished rank, such as mayors and certain ancient companies of the City of London
 
'worshipfully
 
adv
 
'worshipfulness
 
n

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