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Veneration meaning

veneration - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of venerating, or the state of being venerated; the highest degree of respect and reverence; respect mingled with awe; a feeling or sentimental excited by the dignity, wisdom, or superiority of a person, by sacredness of character, by consecration to sacred services, or by hallowed associations.
  2. 2. Extreme respect; great reverence.

veneration - examples of usage

  1. Learning from them that the Pope was the person regarded with the greatest veneration in Europe, he resolved on despatching them as his ambassadors to His Holiness, with the request that he would send persons to instruct his people in the true faith.
  2. Master Simon holds the memory of this squire in great veneration, and has a number of extraordinary stories to tell concerning him, which he repeats at all hunting dinners; and I am told that they wax more and more marvellous the older they grow. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  3. Doggie wondered how he could have regarded him for years with a respect almost amounting to veneration. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
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