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Noun: veneration  ,ve-nu'rey-shun
  1. A feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    "his respect for the law bordered on veneration";
    - fear, reverence, awe
     
  2. Religious zeal; the willingness to serve God
    - idolatry, devotion, cultism

Derived forms: venerations

Type of: emotion, worship

Encyclopedia: Veneration