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Deference

Def´er`ence
n.1.A yielding of judgment or preference from respect to the wishes or opinion of another; submission in opinion; regard; respect; complaisance.
Deference to the authority of thoughtful and sagacious men.
- Whewell.
Noun1.deference - a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard; "his deference to her wishes was very flattering"; "be sure to give my respects to the dean"
Synonyms: respect
2.deference - courteous regard for people's feelings; "in deference to your wishes"; "out of respect for his privacy"
3.deference - a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
acceptance, acquiescence, affability, agreeableness, allegiance, amenity, apotheosis, appreciation, approbation, approval, assent, assigned task, awe, bounden duty, breathless adoration, burden, business, call of duty, charge, civility, comity, commitment, complaisance, compliance, consent, considerateness, consideration, courteousness, courtesy, dedication, deification, devoir, devotion, duties and responsibilities, duty, esteem, estimation, ethics, exaggerated respect, favor, fealty, gracefulness, graciousness, great respect, hero worship, high regard, homage, honor, idolatry, idolization, imperative, kneeling, line of duty, loyalty, mission, must, nonopposal, nonopposition, nonresistance, obedience, obeisance, obligation, onus, ought, passiveness, passivity, place, politeness, prestige, regard, resignation, resignedness, respectfulness, reverential regard, self-imposed duty, solicitousness, solicitude, subjection, submission, submissiveness, submittal, supineness, tact, tactfulness, thoughtfulness, urbanity, veneration, yielding
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