Rev"er*ent (?), a. [L. reverens, -entis, p. pr. of revereri. See Revere.]

1.

Disposed to revere; impressed with reverence; submissive; humble; respectful; as, reverent disciples.

"They . . . prostrate fell before him reverent."

Milton.

2.

Expressing reverence, veneration, devotion, or submission; as, reverent words; reverent behavior.

Joye.

 

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