Definition Of respectful
feeling or showing deference and respect.
they sit in respectful silence
Example Of respectful
All we are asking is that we be treated in a respectful manner and spoken to in a respectable tone of voice.
But it really is scant return for the concentration and respectfulness invested.
For this reason the town will fall silent and its residents will pay their own respectful tribute today.
From beginning to end they remained meek and respectful in the presence of their mother and aunt.
He didn't achieve much at school in academic terms but he was respectful of his elders and listened to them.