verb (used with object), rev·er·enced, rev·er·enc·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR reverence
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Origin of reverence
OTHER WORDS FROM reverencerev·er·enc·er, nounnon·rev·er·ence, nounself-rev·er·ence, nounun·rev·er·enced, adjective
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How to use reverence in a sentence
That stance had nothing to do with my reverence for the theatrical experience — a darkened auditorium surrounded by strangers will always be the best way to watch a film created toward that end.Did Warner Bros. just kill movie theaters? Not by a long shot.|Ann Hornaday|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
He’s, you know, such an icon in our industry and I have so much reverence for him and so much respect, so it was an honor to work with him.Former Avalon singer on coming out, getting ousted and where he is today|Joey DiGuglielmo|October 20, 2020|Washington Blade
Farah had great reverence for his new coach, and the pair enjoyed an almost instant leveling up in the athlete’s performance.Inside a secret running program at Nike and a win-at-all-costs corporate culture|Rachel King|October 6, 2020|Fortune
I have such reverence for the office, I would never use that term.Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine; Biden says Americans shouldn’t trust Trump|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
Walker said instructors emphasize reverence for human life and the dignity and liberty of all persons.Agencies Are Updating Policies to Comply With New Use-of-Force Standards|Jesse Marx|June 22, 2020|Voice of San Diego
They included the officers who had turned their backs on the Jumbotron, but there now was only reverence in their ranks.
Labor Day is always a day that blends celebration with reverence.
Brewers and legal experts speak of him in hushed tones, with equal parts irritation and reverence.
Bigger than ever, the sport is at a crossroads, teetering between reverence for its healing past and fear of a pain-filled future.A Millennium After Inventing the Game, the Iroquois Are Lacrosse’s New Superpower|Evin Demirel|July 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lincoln was just wrong to hope that “reverence for the laws” would become our “political religion.”
I reached the spot where she stood, she began to speak, and I took off my hat as if doing reverence to an angel.
As you have already been told, Yung Pak had from his earliest days been taught the deepest reverence and honour for his father.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
I have a strong reverence for traditions, and no taste whatever for democracy—that would be too long a step.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Car les Sauvages ayans encore de la reverence aux sepultures de leurs peres & amis, le vouloient porter au Cap de Sable 40.
This depth of emotion was entirely unaffected, and secured for her the peculiar reverence of the sacred sisters.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott