Definition of Deferentially

1. Adverb. In a servile manner. "He always acts so deferentially around his supervisor"

Exact synonyms: Submissively
Partainyms: Deferential, Submissive



2. Adverb. In a respectfully deferential manner. "He listened deferentially"
Partainyms: Deferential

Definition of Deferentially

1. adv. With deference.

Definition of Deferentially

1. Adverb. In a deferential manner. ¹

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Definition of Deferentially

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deferentially

defensives
defensor
defensors
defensory
defensour
defer
deference
deferences
deferent
deferentectomy
deferential
deferentially (current term)
deferentitis
deferents
deferiprone
deferment
deferments
defernite
deferoxamine
deferoxamine mesylate
deferrable
deferrables
deferral
deferrals
deferred
deferred payment

Literary usage of Deferentially

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1. A Diary of a Journey to the East: In the Autumn of 1854 by William Beamont (1856)
"They retired one by one as they had entered, each person as before bending deferentially to the host and me as he went out. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29. ..."

2. A Treatise on the American Law Relating to Mines and Mineral Lands Within by Curtis Holbrook Lindley (1914)
"We deferentially suggest that while it is true that this last analysis is in ... We submit deferentially that the commonplace quality of a substance is not ..."

3. Trukese-English Dictionary =: Pwpwuken Tettenin Fóós, Chuuk-Ingenes by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1980)
"(be) humble, deferentially ... conduct oneself in the respectful manner due to a middle-aged man, comport oneself most politely and deferentially. defile ..."

4. His Great Adventure by Robert Herrick (1913)
"he inquired deferentially. "I'm sure the boys will be delighted to welcome ... The others listened deferentially to him, and in the many subtle ways that ..."

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