A feeling of great respect and reverence for God that Christians feel is an example of veneration.
- a venerating or being venerated
- a feeling of deep respect and reverence
- an act of showing this
Origin of venerationMiddle English veneracion ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin veneratio
- A feeling of profound respect or reverence: an object held in veneration. See Synonyms at honor.
- The act of venerating: displayed their veneration of the saint with a procession.