2. [syn: godly, reverent, worshipful]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Reverent \Rev"er*ent\, a. [L. reverens, -entis, p. pr. of
revereri. See Revere.]
1. Disposed to revere; impressed with reverence; submissive;
humble; respectful; as, reverent disciples. "They . . .
prostrate fell before him reverent." --Milton.
2. Expressing reverence, veneration, devotion, or submission;
as, reverent words; reverent behavior. --Joye.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: feeling or showing profound respect or veneration;
"maintained a reverent silence" [ant: irreverent]
2: showing great reverence for god; "a godly man"; "leading a
godly life" [syn: godly, reverent, worshipful]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
44 Moby Thesaurus words for "reverent":
Christian, Christianlike, Christianly, admiring, adorant, adoring,
apotheosizing, awed, awestricken, awestruck, believing, cultish,
cultist, cultistic, deifying, devoted, devotional, devout, dutiful,
faithful, hero-worshiping, idolatrous, idolizing, imploring,
in awe, in the dust, on bended knee, pietistic, pious, prayerful,
precative, precatory, prostrate before, religious, reverential,
solemn, suppliant, supplicant, supplicatory, theistic,
venerational, venerative, worshipful, worshiping