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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French vénération, from Old French veneracion, from Latin veneratio.

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NounEdit

veneration (countable and uncountable, plural venerations)

  1. The act of venerating or the state of being venerated.
  2. Profound reverence, respect or awe.
    • 1848, w:William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair, Bradbury and Evans, page 2:
      In Miss Jemima's eyes an autograph letter of her sister, Miss Pinkerton, was an object of as deep veneration as would have been a letter from a sovereign.
  3. Religious zeal, idolatry or devotion.

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