EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RESPECTED
They all admired and respected her, and nobody doubted the reality of her adventures.
Still there was that in them which respected the mother's grief; they tried to shield her.
He loved the woman, in spite of all; he respected her, even reverenced her.
Rulers and officials of the government must be respected and honored.
They should continue to live honoured and respected upon earth.
For in the bottom of her heart Betty both feared and respected Peter.
I have been treated and respected as a gentleman universally.
Her hair, which alone disease had respected, clothed her in gold.
Mrs. Rice is a lady of refinement, exemplary, and much beloved and respected.
My respected uncle is sure to be sunning his waistcoat in Piccadilly.
late 14c., "relationship, relation; regard, consideration," from Old French respect and directly from Latin respectus "regard, a looking at," literally "act of looking back (or often) at one," noun use of past participle of respicere "look back at, regard, consider," from re- "back" (see re-) + specere "look at" (see scope (n.1)). Meanings "feeling of esteem excited by actions or attributes of someone or something; courteous or considerate treatment due to personal worth or power" are from 1580s, as is sense of "point, particular feature."