Use Deference in a sentence
Meaning: [noun] respectful behaviour showing that you respect someone and willing to accept their opinions or decisions;
And yet Congress has chosen to give deference to the fossil fuel energy industry.
The king was angry that the men did not show enough respect and deference to him.
The speech is a mark of courtesy and deference to parliament.
After a few moments, the man is seen kissing Erdogan’s hand – a Turkish custom symbolizing respect and deference.
These traditions of displaying deference are a primary basis for authority.
She is greeted by many of the guests with great deference.
I would fain feel nothing towards you save respect and deference.
His voice had a new tone in it : almost deference.
We understand the deference the Church got.
For myself, I must with all deference reject that philosophy.
These games have typically been played during the afternoon out of deference to the holiday.