Synonyms for deference
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : def-er-uh ns|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈdɛf ər əns|
Top 10 synonyms for deference
Définition of deferenceOrigin :
- 1640s, from French déférence (16c.), from déférer (see defer (v.2)).
- noun obedience, compliance
- noun attention, homage
- Garson, however, was unconvinced, notwithstanding his deference to the judgment of his leader.
- Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
- Yes, sir; but not my anxiety for your approbation, and my deference for your opinion.
- Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
- He spoke with deference, but nevertheless there was a touch of reproach in his tone.
- Extract from : « Jennie Baxter, Journalist » by Robert Barr
- Perhaps her deference to my uncle made me feel as if she and I were more on a level.
- Extract from : « Wilfrid Cumbermede » by George MacDonald
- Clotilde, herself, ceasing to smile, seemed to listen to him with deference.
- Extract from : « Doctor Pascal » by Emile Zola
- Why all this deference to Alfred and Scanderbeg and Gustavus?
- Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
- His fellow prisoners began to show him deference in their own rude way.
- Extract from : « The Scapegoat » by Hall Caine
- I had never yet been paid by any the deference that was my due.
- Extract from : « The Strolling Saint » by Raphael Sabatini
- It was as if they had but waited mute and still out of deference to Oliver.
- Extract from : « The Sea-Hawk » by Raphael Sabatini
- And already her manner had assumed the deference of one seeking direction.
- Extract from : « Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2) » by Charles James Lever
Antonyms for deference
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