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Deference GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

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Deference GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/ˈdef.ər.əns/ (noun)

politeness and respect, courtesy, veneration, submissiveness, reverence, obeisance, obsequiousness, submission, admiration, honor, esteem, homage, regard

Treating a person with respect and deference versus treating that person with dignity are not exactly the same, and there is an important distinction. Respect acknowledges the behavior while dignity teaches the importance of civility and humanity.

Source: https://culturesofdignity.com/

Antonym: disrespect

Adjective: deferential

Adverb: deferentially

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