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Synonyms for respectful
rɪˈspɛkt fəlre·spect·ful

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  1. respectfuladjective

    Antonyms:
    disrespectful

  2. respectfuladjective

    Antonyms:
    disrespectful

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. respectfuladjective

    full of or exhibiting respect

    "respectful behavior"; "a respectful glance"

    Synonyms:
    venerating, reverential

    Antonyms:
    withering, impious, disdainful, undeferential, insolent, jeering, disrespectful, undutiful, annihilating, impudent, insulting, contumelious, mocking, scornful, flip, snotty-nosed, derisive, gibelike, taunting, contemptuous, irreverent, devastating

  2. respectful, reverential, veneratingadjective

    feeling or manifesting veneration

    Synonyms:
    venerating, reverential

    Antonyms:
    insolent, jeering, contemptuous, disrespectful, devastating, gibelike, undeferential, impious, flip, scornful, derisive, impudent, withering, undutiful, irreverent, mocking, contumelious, disdainful, taunting, annihilating, snotty-nosed, insulting

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. respectfuladjective

    Synonyms:
    deferential, courteous, dutiful, obedient, ceremonious, civil, decorous, polite

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. respectfuladjective

    Synonyms:
    deferential, courteous, polite, obeisant, reverent

    Antonyms:
    disrespectful, discourteous, defiant, irreverent

PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "respectful":

    humble, respect, friendly, respected, rights-sensitive, abiding

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1254friendly
#1701respect
#9417respected
#12155humble
#19767respectful
#27095abiding
#139973reverential

How to use respectful in a sentence?

  1. Dennis Mitchell:

    In terms of dealing with my past, all parties that were involved were very respectful of my past and, in my opinion, didn't really use that as a driving force, but I think there obviously are people out there that have strong feelings about my past ... and didn't support me being the relay coach.

  2. Mike Pence:

    I have a respectful message for all of the United Auto Workers who are currently on strike.

  3. Shanghai Disneyland Hotel:

    Guests will also be reminded to maintain respectful social distances at all times while in stores, queues and restaurants.

  4. Hari Sevugan:

    Sunday's debate could be an important step to heal and strengthen the party, a measured, respectful conversation could go a long way.

  5. Shira Goldenberg:

    This deeply concerning gap in supports for pregnant and parenting sex workers underscores the critical need for efforts to support reproductive rights and access to voluntary, respectful and appropriate maternal and parenting services for sex workers.


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