Word – Reverence
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Reverence – Word of the Day
(Noun): A feeling or a gesture of respect or honor.
The word ‘Reverence’ originated in the late 14th century that was borrowed from Anglo-French. From the Latin word, ‘Reverentia’ from reverent -, reverens, which means respectful.
1. Noun/Verb Examples – Reverence
I’ve taught my children to show reverence and respect towards elders.
Rose speaks about her parents with profound reverence.
It’s a good habit to have an attitude of reverence towards patriotic heroes.
Many Indians treat animals with utmost reverence.
She praised the deceased with most profound reverence and condolences.
2. Adverb Examples – Reverentially
When she saw her grandparents, she reverentially lowered her voice.
Ashoka was one of India’s most reverentially remembered emperors.
The mob reverentially applauded the bravery of the young man who rescued the grandmother from falling off the vehicle.
Every citizen has to reverentially stand up when the National Anthem is sung.
Rose took out the Bible and started reading it reverentially.
3. Adjective Examples – Reverent
He was appointed as the leader because he was brave, reverent, and decisive.
When the principal shouted, everyone maintained a reverent silence in the prayer hall.
The nurse treats the patients in a reverent manner.
A reverent person always praises and thanks God for all his help and blessings.
On Army Day, We offer a sincere and reverent homage to those brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect our country.