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.
adv : in a respectful manner; "might I respectfully suggest to the
Town Council that they should adopt a policy of
masterly inactivity?" [syn: with all respect] [ant: disrespectfully]