held in high regard tinged with awe; venerated: Many of our most revered heroes were actually outlaws or rebels, fighting for a cause.
the simple past tense and past participle of revere1.
- un·re·vered, adjective
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How to use revered in a sentence
London’s revered Old Vic is serving up full performances — for as much as £80 pounds — performed live on its stage through Christmas Eve.Theaters are shut, but ‘A Christmas Carol’ is forever. The endless variety online proves it. | Peter Marks | December 17, 2020 | Washington Post
That was like a gut punch in the middle of the night to be like, the man you’re working for now wants you to dishonor a man you’ve revered throughout your career.Q&A with ‘Anonymous’: Miles Taylor on his secret, why he didn’t resign and more | Philip Rucker, Carol D. Leonnig | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
Paradoxically, the revered “beat” just isn’t impressing investors any more.Sorry, investors. Earnings ‘beats’ no longer move the markets | Bernhard Warner | October 20, 2020 | Fortune
It is hard to change any institution—particularly one as revered as Fortune’s annual ranking of the Most Powerful Women in Business.These women are changing business for the better—and Fortune’s coverage is changing, too | cleaf2013 | October 19, 2020 | Fortune
Some of the agency’s most revered scientists vanished from public view after speaking candidly about the virus.
It is the kind of compassion espoused by every world religion and every revered religious leader.
Artists like Mick Jagger and Van Morrison obsessively revered and imitated African-American blues and rock musicians.
Today that singularly revered profession is actually many jobs rolled into one.
Some of the authors most revered by their contemporaries now languish in relative obscurity.
So, are children revered more for their work because of their talent or for their age?
But Sinzendorff, her revered uncle, had written of him as one whom all the women loved, while he loved only honour.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
He is to-day the greatest man in the south of France, universally beloved and revered.Frdric Mistral | Charles Alfred Downer
Indeed, the most ordinary white person, is almost revered, while the most qualified colored person is totally neglected.
The sword had become a revered symbol conveying to the departing the hope of divine favour and intercession.A Cursory History of Swearing | Julian Sharman
He was so good a man, and so profoundly revered by the Athenians, that they intrusted to him the keys of their citadel.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord