reverence has definitions from the field of religion
1
[ verb ] (religion) regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of

Synonyms

revere venerate fear

Examples

"Fear God as your father" "We venerate genius"

Used in print

(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)

Resolved that his wrongs and bereavements in Kansas , occasioned by the violence and brutality of those who were intent_on the propagation of slavery in that territory , call_for a charitable judgment upon his recent efforts in Virginia to undermine the despotism from which he had suffered , and commend his family to the special sympathy and aid of all who pity suffering and reverence justice .

Related terms

respect worship enshrine awe

2
[ noun ] (religion) a profound emotion inspired by a deity

Synonyms

veneration fear awe

Examples

"the fear of God"

Related terms

fear emotion

3
[ noun ] a reverent mental attitude

Related terms

irreverence attitude

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