Definition of worshipful in English:


Syllabification: wor·ship·ful
Pronunciation: /ˈwərSHəpfəl


  • 1Feeling or showing reverence and adoration: her voice was full of worshipful admiration
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    • He has already had a king-like, seven-day funeral and a tsunami of worshipful media coverage.
    • I am in worshipful awe of people who can pick up an instrument and simply compose new music.
    • Sadly, the Empress is quite pacific, though if her intention was to appear worshipful, she didn't quite succeed.
  • 1.1 archaic Entitled to honor or respect.
  • 1.2 (Worshipful) British Used in titles given to justices of the peace and to certain old corporations or their officers: the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths
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    • And in 1986 she became a Lady Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths.
    • The quote actually referred to Davidson's announcement in April that he was going to be sworn in as a Worshipful Master of the Freemasons.



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  • Many make the pilgrimage to sit worshipfully at his feet.
  • After giving Heather a look of irritation, Paul looked back at Kirby and worshipfully replied, ‘I want what will make you the happiest, My Lady Kirby.’
  • Adam could still recall the giggling child with soft curls and luminous eyes, who had worshipfully looked up to his older brother.


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  • Called to be an image of the Church as the worshipping one, the cloistered nun must - let us repeat it - reject all that diminishes the worshipfulness of her of her service.
  • Many solid Catholics in search of the solemnity, respect and worshipfulness due our Lord find themselves drawn to what has become known as the Traditionalist Catholic movement.
  • Instead, a sense of worshipfulness goes together with a range of feelings, including humility, wonder, awe, mystery, joy, peace, contentment, fellowship.

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