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