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deferential (adj.)

"respectful in manner, characterized by deference," 1822, from deference. As a word in anatomy, "conveying away or carrying off," 1877, from deferent (adj.) + -ial. Related: Deferentially.

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Definitions of deferential from WordNet

deferential (adj.)
showing deference;
Synonyms: deferent / regardful
From wordnet.princeton.edu