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respectful

re·spect·ful

respectful

 
pronunciation:
rih spekt fl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having or showing respect or politeness.
Respectful citizens along the street bowed their heads as the coffin went by.It is not respectful to the instructor to shout out answers without being called on.
synonyms:
considerate, courteous, polite, regardful, thoughtful
antonyms:
abusive, disdainful, disrespectful, flippant, irreverent, scornful, smart
similar words:
attentive, civil, decorous, dutiful, mannerly, obedient, observant, proper, seemly, submissive, well-behaved
derivations: respectfully (adv.), respectfulness (n.)
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