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Veneration vs. Respect

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Venerationnoun

The act of venerating or the state of being venerated.

Respectnoun

(uncountable) an attitude of consideration or high regard

‘He is an intellectual giant, and I have great respect for him.’; ‘we do respect people for their dignity and worth.’;

Venerationnoun

Profound reverence, respect or awe.

Respectnoun

(uncountable) good opinion, honor, or admiration

Venerationnoun

Religious zeal, idolatry or devotion.

Respectnoun

Polite greetings, often offered as condolences after a death.

‘The mourners paid their last respects to the deceased poet.’;

Venerationnoun

The act of venerating, or the state of being venerated; the highest degree of respect and reverence; respect mingled with awe; a feeling or sentiment excited by the dignity, wisdom, or superiority of a person, by sacredness of character, by consecration to sacred services, or by hallowed associations.

‘We find a secret awe and veneration for one who moves about us in a regular and illustrious course of virtue.’;

Respectnoun

(countable) a particular aspect, feature or detail of something

‘This year's model is superior to last year's in several respects.’;

Venerationnoun

a profound emotion inspired by a deity;

‘the fear of God’;

Respectnoun

Good will; favor

Venerationnoun

religious zeal; willingness to serve God

Respectverb

To have respect for.

‘She is an intellectual giant, and I respect her greatly.’;

Venerationnoun

great respect; reverence

‘the traditional veneration of saints’;

Respectverb

To have regard for something, to observe a custom, practice, rule or right.

‘I respect your right to hold that belief, although I think it is nonsense.’;

Veneration

Veneration (Latin: veneratio; Greek: τιμάω timáō), or veneration of saints, is the act of honoring a saint, a person who has been identified as having a high degree of sanctity or holiness. Angels are shown similar veneration in many religions.

Respectverb

To abide by an agreement.

‘They failed to respect the treaty they had signed, and invaded.’;

Respectverb

To take notice of; to regard as worthy of special consideration; to heed.

Respectverb

To relate to; to be concerned with.

Respectverb

(obsolete) To regard; to consider; to deem.

Respectverb

(obsolete) To look toward; to face.

Respectinterjection

(Jamaica) hello, hi

Respectverb

To take notice of; to regard with special attention; to regard as worthy of special consideration; hence, to care for; to heed.

‘Thou respectest not spilling Edward's blood.’; ‘In orchards and gardens, we do not so much respect beauty as variety of ground for fruits, trees, and herbs.’;

Respectverb

To consider worthy of esteem; to regard with honor.

Respectverb

To look toward; to front upon or toward.

‘Palladius adviseth the front of his house should so respect the uth.’;

Respectverb

To regard; to consider; to deem.

‘To whom my father gave this name of Gaspar,And as his own respected him to death.’;

Respectverb

To have regard to; to have reference to; to relate to; as, the treaty particularly respects our commerce.

Respectnoun

The act of noticing with attention; the giving particular consideration to; hence, care; caution.

‘But he it well did ward with wise respect.’;

Respectnoun

Esteem; regard; consideration; honor.

‘Seen without awe, and served without respect.’; ‘The same men treat the Lord's Day with as little respect.’;

Respectnoun

An expression of respect of deference; regards; as, to send one's respects to another.

Respectnoun

Reputation; repute.

‘Many of the best respect in Rome.’;

Respectnoun

Particular; point regarded; point of view; as, in this respect; in any respect; in all respects.

‘Everything which is imperfect, as the world must be acknowledged in many respects.’; ‘In one respect I'll be thy assistant.’;

Respectnoun

Relation; reference; regard.

‘They believed but one Supreme Deity, which, with respect to the various benefits men received from him, had several titles.’;

Respectnoun

Consideration; motive; interest.

‘To the publik goodPrivate respects must yield.’;

Respectnoun

(usually preceded by `in') a detail or point;

‘it differs in that respect’;

Respectnoun

the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded);

‘it is held in esteem’; ‘a man who has earned high regard’;

Respectnoun

an attitude of admiration or esteem;

‘she lost all respect for him’;

Respectnoun

a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard;

‘his deference to her wishes was very flattering’; ‘be sure to give my respects to the dean’;

Respectnoun

behavior intended to please your parents;

‘their children were never very strong on obedience’; ‘he went to law school out of respect for his father's wishes’;

Respectnoun

a feeling of friendship and esteem;

‘she mistook his manly regard for love’; ‘he inspires respect’;

Respectnoun

courteous regard for people's feelings;

‘in deference to your wishes’; ‘out of respect for his privacy’;

Respectverb

regard highly; think much of;

‘I respect his judgement’; ‘We prize his creativity’;

Respectverb

show respect towards;

‘honor your parents!’;

Respect

Respect, also called esteem, is a positive feeling or action shown towards someone or something considered important or held in high esteem or regard. It conveys a sense of admiration for good or valuable qualities.

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