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veneration Line breaks: ven¦er|ation
Pronunciation: /vɛnəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/

Definition of veneration in English:


[mass noun]
Great respect; reverence: the traditional veneration of saints
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  • Just maybe we can confront our place with awe and admiration, respect and veneration.
  • They, therefore, offer worship and not mere veneration to it.
  • What he possesses in spades is a respect that borders on veneration.
honour, esteem, regard, high regard, praise;
rare laudation, magnification

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