Re·spect·ful a. Marked or characterized by respect; as, respectful deportment.
With humble joy and with respectful fear. --Prior.
-- Re*spect*ful*ly, adv. -- Re*spect*ful*ness, n.
n : courteous regard for people's feelings; "in deference to
your wishes"; "out of respect for his privacy" [syn: deference,