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rɪˈspɛkt fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. respectful(adj)

    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, venerating(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. respectful(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    disrespectful

  2. respectful(adjective)

    Marked or characterized by respect; as, respectful deportment.

    Antonyms:
    disrespectful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. respectful(a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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