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.

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