Respectful meaning

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The definition of respectful is behaving in way that shows regard for someone or something.

An example of respectful is a child being quiet during a church service.

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Showing or marked by proper respect.
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Full of or characterized by respect; showing deference or dutiful regard.
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Marked or characterized by respect; as, respectful deportment.
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Origin of respectful