worshipful

[ wur-ship-fuhl ]
/ ˈwɜr ʃɪp fəl /

adjective

feeling or showing worship.
(the) Worshipful. British. a formal title of honor used in announcing or mentioning certain highly regarded or respected persons or groups: the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers.

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Origin of worshipful

First recorded in 1250–1300; Middle English; see origin at worship, -ful
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British Dictionary definitions for worshipful

worshipful
/ (ˈwɜːʃɪpfʊl) /

adjective

feeling or showing reverence or adoration
(often capital) mainly British a title used to address or refer to various people or bodies of distinguished rank, such as mayors and certain ancient companies of the City of London

Derived forms of worshipful

worshipfully, adverbworshipfulness, noun
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