A yielding of judgment or preference from respect to the wishes or opinion of another; submission in opinion; regard; respect; complaisance.
Condition of submitting to the espoused, legitimate influence of one's superior or superiors
Compliancy, Compliance, Complaisance, Obligingness
Deference in Spanish
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"It is unjust to exact that men shall do out of deference to our advice what they have no desire to do for themselves." - Luc de Clapiers, Marquis de Vauvenargues