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Deference (IPA: /ˈdɛfɝəns/, /ˈdɛfɹəns/)

Deference (n.)

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

Deference Synonyms

Compliancy, Compliance, Complaisance, Obligingness

Deference Synonyms


Deference Synonyms

Respect, Respectfulness

Deference Rhymes

Deference, Preference, Reference

Deference, Preference, Reference

Spanish Translation

Deference in Spanish is Deferencia

Tagalog Translation

Deference in Tagalog is Pagbibigay

Example Sentence (Quote)

"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

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