VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

IV. MORAL AFFECTIONS

2. Moral sentiments

Respect.

[Antonyms: disrespect; contempt.]

[Nouns] respect, regard, consideration; courtesy [more]; attention, deference, reverence, honor, esteem, estimation, veneration, admiration; approbation [more].

homage, fealty, obeisance, genuflection, kneeling, prostration; obsequiousness [more]; salaam, kowtow, bow, presenting arms, salute.

respects, regards, duty, devoirs, �gards.

devotion (piety) [more].

[Verbs] respect, regard; revere, reverence; hold in reverence, honor, venerate, hallow; esteem (approve of) [more]; think much of; entertain respect for, bear respect for; look up to, defer to; have a high opinion of, hold a high opinion of; pay attention, pay respect to; do honor to, render honor to; do the honors, hail; show courtesy [more]; salute, present arms; do homage to, pay homage to; pay tribute to, kneel to, bow to, bend the knee to; fall down before, prostrate oneself, kiss the hem of one's garment; worship [more].

keep one's distance, make room, observe due decorum, stand upon ceremony.

command respect, inspire respect; awe, impose, overawe, dazzle.

[Adjectives] respecting; respectful, deferential, decorous, reverential, obsequious, ceremoniuous, bareheaded, cap in hand, on one's knees; prostrate (servile) [more].

respected; in high esteem, in high estimation; time-honored, venerable, emeritus.

[Adverbs] in deference to; with all respect, with due respect, with the highest respect; with submission.

saving your grace, saving your presence; salva sit reverentia; pace tanti nominis.

[Interjections] hail! all hail! esto perpetua! may your shadow never be less!

[Phrases] "and pluck up drowned honor by the locks" [Henry IV]; "his honor rooted in dishonor stood" [Tennyson]; "honor pricks me on" [Henry IV].

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