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deference

see definition of deference
  • nounobedience, compliance
  • nounattention, homage
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Synonyms for deference

noun obedience, compliance
  • yielding
  • acquiescence
  • capitulation
  • complaisance
  • condescension
  • docility
  • obeisance
  • submission

Antonyms for deference

  • fight
  • dishonor
  • disobedience
  • disregard
  • ignorance
  • impoliteness
  • noncompliance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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admiration

noun. great respect
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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