Definition of


  1. (adj, all) feeling or showing profound respect or veneration
  2. (adj, all) showing great reverence for god
    leading a godly life

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Synonyms of Reverent

godly, worshipful

Antonyms of Reverent


Alternate forms of Reverent

Derivations: revere, reverence

Origin of the word Reverent

  1. late 15c., from L. reverentem, prp. of revereri (see reverence). From 14c. through 17c., commonly also used for reverend (adj.). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Reverent

re-formed, referent, reform-minded, reformed, reprehend, reprimand, reprint, reverend

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