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 Meanings and Examples of RESPECT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  admiration felt or shown for someone
 n.  a particular feature or detail
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  My respect for his powers of analysis increased wondrously.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
2  In every other respect he conformed to the religion of the young settlement, and gained the name of being an orthodox and straight-walking man.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
3  I have a respect for you, but if you were alone in this business I'd think twice before I put my head into such a hornet's nest.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
4  And yet, against their will, they had developed a certain respect for the efficiency with which the animals were managing their own affairs.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VI
5  He must respect the conventions.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 12
6  With all possible respect both for Mr. Gradgrind and for Mr. Bounderby, I think I perceive that he has not been fortunate in his training.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
7  Her father was changed in nothing so much as in the respect that he would have been glad to see her in tears.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
8  Sir Prior," answered the Saxon, "wheresoever I have travelled in this land, I have hitherto found myself, with the assistance of my good sword and faithful followers, in no respect needful of other aid.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
9  Emboldened by these considerations, the Jew pursued his point, and jostled the Norman Christian, without respect either to his descent, quality, or religion.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
10  "I like not that music, father Cedric," said Athelstane; for by this title of respect he was accustomed to address him.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
11  In the meanwhile, their leader and his two companions, who now looked upon him with great respect, as well as some fear, pursued their way to the Chapel of Copmanhurst.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX
12  Still, however, his speech was hailed by Cedric as an incontestible token of reviving spirit in his companion, whose previous indifference had begun, notwithstanding his respect for Athelstane's descent, to wear out his patience.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
13  I heard them droning out their death-psalms, little judging they were sung in respect for my soul by those who were thus famishing my body.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLII
14  Her demeanour was that of respect, unmingled by the least shade either of fear, or of a wish to propitiate favour.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIV
15  She knew that the kindliness indicated a lack of fear, and that these people had no respect for you unless you could frighten them a little.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
Example Sentence: (93 in 7 pages)
16  Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
17  When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
18  They instilled in their children a respect for Welsh tradition and culture.
19  We must respect each other's territorial integrity.
20  The campaign is intended to educate the public to respect the environment.
21  The students have great respect for their history teacher.
22  In one respect, however, the men really were strikingly similar.
23  I was treated with decorum and respect throughout the investigation.
24  Mutual respect is necessary for any partnership to work.
25  My parents brought me up to respect others.
26  Perhaps we owe these people more respect.
27  His work is good in respects of quality but bad in respect of quantity.
28  Wit Wolzek claimed the legislation could impinge on privacy, self determination and respect for religious liberty.
29  I am confident that we can restore peace, stability and respect for the rule of law.
30  The loss of respect for British science is correlated to reduced funding.