Deferentially in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Deferentially

respectfully; reverently

Examples of Deferentially in a sentence

The man always acts deferentially around his boss, but speaks tactlessly when she is away. 🔊

Although the woman asked for a day off deferentially, her employer denied her respectful request. 🔊

When saying the pledge, the crowd deferentially placed their hands over their heart out of respect. 🔊

I politely and deferentially suggested that the loud travelers find another seat in the back room out of respect for others trying to eat. 🔊

The defendant addressed the judge deferentially, hoping that his reverence would earn him a break. 🔊

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