1. a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard;
2. courteous regard for people's feelings;
3. a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
At first he had continued to show deference to Brown.
The flags were lowered out of deference to the bereaved family.
We all showed deference to his skill.
In their rage, the staff have shed all deference and discretion.
In deference to the area's bitter winters, a fireplace warms each room.
The most respectful deference due to doubts originating in pure patriotism and sustained by venerated authority.
In deference to our host I decide not to challenge his controversial remarks.
Traditionally it embodies a degree of deference.
You are learning true obedience and deference.
You must treat your teachers with deference.
Do you treat your parents and teacher with deference?
You shall stay and see what a deference they pay to his authority.
In deference to protecting we alleged victims'privacy, we name only defendants.
His immediate deference made her regretful.
Do you treat your parents and teachers with deference?
I changed my plan in deference to your opinion.
He has been reluctant to intercede in the past out of deference to the coach's authority.
We all showed deference to her skill.
The major defect of their work was deference to authority.
Children are taught to treat their parents and teachers with deference?
Gradually the deference and congratulation gave her a mental appreciation of her state.
In deference to our host I decided not to challenge his controversial remarks.
In deference to the wishes of her mother, Ann did not attend the dance.
The women wore veils in deference to the customs of the country.
He touched his forelock in mock deference.
Out of deference to him, I lowered my head as he prayed.
The old sense of deference and restraint in royal reporting has vanished.
in deference to
out of respect for; in consideration of
There is relatively little information about deference, maybe you can watch a bilingual story to relax your mood, I wish you a happy day!
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