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veneration

ven·er·a·tion

veneration

 
 
pronunciation:
ve n reI shn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of venerating or state of being venerated.
similar words:
adoration
definition 2: a feeling of great respect; awe; reverence.
The jurors' veneration for his athletic prowess may cloud their judgment.
similar words:
adoration, awe, esteem, fear, reverence, worship
definition 3: an expression of this.
similar words:
reverence
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derivations: venerational (adj.), venerative (adj.), veneratively (adv.)