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  • adjrespectful, considerate
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Synonyms for deferential

adj respectful, considerate
  • civil
  • courteous
  • obedient
  • polite
  • reverential
  • submissive
  • complaisant
  • disarming
  • duteous
  • dutiful
  • ingratiating
  • ingratiatory
  • insinuating
  • insinuative
  • obeisant
  • obsequious
  • regardful
  • saccharine
  • silken
  • silky

Antonyms for deferential

  • disobedient
  • impolite
  • rude
  • uncivil
  • unmannerly
  • unrefined
  • arrogant
  • disrespectful
  • immodest
  • inconsiderate
  • noncompliant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to deferential

ceremonious

adjective. ritual, formal

complaisant

adjective. agreeable

disarming

adjective. charming

duteous

adjective. dutiful

dutiful

adjective. obedient

humble

adjective. meek, unassuming
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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