deferential

英 [defə'renʃ(ə)l] 美 [ˌdefə'rɛnʃl]
  • adj. 恭敬的;惯于顺从的
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deferential (adj.)
1822, from deferent + -ial; as a word in anatomy, from 1877. Related: Deferentially.
1. They like five-star hotels and deferential treatment.
他们喜欢五星级的宾馆和毕恭毕敬的接待。

来自辞典例句

2. I am deferential and respectful in the presence of artists.
我一向恭敬、尊重艺术家.

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3. Subsequent sections of the chapter explain this more deferential component of the reviewing court's job.
本章随后的几节将阐述行使审查的法院校为尊重机关决定的那一部分工作.

来自英汉非文学 - 行政法

4. Fei Little Beard , his eyes still on the floor , replied with a string of deferential yeses.
费小胡子恭恭敬敬接连答应了几个“是”, 眼睛看在地下.

来自子夜部分

5. And that a few deferential protestations would take the edge from her displeasure.
只要对她说上几句恭维话,她心中的恼怒就会烟消云散.

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