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Definitions of veneration

  1. a profound fear inspired by a deity Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. religious zeal; willingness to serve God Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a profound emotion inspired by a deity; "the fear of God" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. The act of venerating, or the state of being venerated; the highest degree of respect and reverence; respect mingled with awe; a feeling or sentimental excited by the dignity, wisdom, or superiority of a person, by sacredness of character, by consecration to sacred services, or by hallowed associations. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The highest degree of respect and reverence; respectful awe; worship. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. The act of venerating: the state of being venerated: the highest degree of respect and reverence: respect mingled with reverence and awe: awe. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Extreme respect; great reverence. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Profound reverence. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. The highest degree of respect and reverence; respect mingled with some degree of awe. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. The act of venerating, or the state of being venerated; the highest degree of respect and reverence; respect mingled with awe; a feeling or sentiment excited by the dignity, wisdom, or superiority of a person, by sacredness of character, by consecration to sacred services, or by hallowed associations. dictgcide_fs
  11. Profound respect, reverence; (Phrenol., often facet.) facuity of feeling reverence, as organ, bump, of v. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  12. n. Act of venerating or the state of being venerated; respect mingled with awe ;—among phrenologists, an organ or bump in the middle of the coronal region of the brain, and supposed to be the faculty which produces respect or reverence. Cabinet Dictionary
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