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nonindustrial

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agricultural, rural, undeveloped, developing, underdeveloped, unindustrialised, unindustrialized, nonindustrial.
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deference
Definition:
a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others

Synonyms:

noun
act
deference, respect.
agreement
compliance.
attention, homage
acclaim, civility, consideration, courtesy, esteem, honor, politeness, regard, respect, reverence, thoughtfulness, veneration.
compliance
acceptance, acquiescence, adherence, affirmation, agreement, assent, capitulation, compliance, concurrence, conformance, conformity, consent, fealty, fulfillment, genuflection, homage, meekness, obedience, obeisance, observance, resignation, respect, servility, submission, submissiveness, surrender, willingness.
courtesy
comity, courtliness, genteelness, graciousness, politesse, suavity, Gallantness, Mannerliness, Comities, good breeding, good behavior.
deference
complaisance, compliance, compliancy, obligingness, respect, respectfulness.
duty
answerability, devoir, Accountableness, call of duty.
gallantry
fearlessness, nobility, prowess.
genteelness
gallantr.
good manners
courtesy.
obedience
allegiance, devotion, faithfulness, loyalty.
obedience, compliance
acquiescence, capitulation, complaisance, condescension, docility, obeisance, submission, yielding.
patronage
cronyism, sufferance.
resignation
longanimity, nonresistance, Non-resistance, patientness, resignedness.
respect
admiration, esteem, honor, regard, reverence, veneration.
respects
best wishes, kind wishes.
salutation
obeisance.
servility
complaisance, docility, duty, humbleness, humility, inferiority, serfdom, servitude, subjection, subordination, subservience, vassalage, Lowliness, slavishness, yieldingness.
subordination
bondage, constraint, enslavement, service, slavery, subjugation, thrall, supineness.
Examples of usage:
  1. Still, these signs of a diminished deference toward her touched her lightly compared with the importance which she attached to his answer to her question. – A Manifest Destiny by Julia Magruder
  2. " I, my dear Mr. Quirk"- interrupted Gammon, with a look of astonishment and deference. – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
  3. He frowned, thinking I accosted him with scant deference, which was true, for we Amazulu, People of the Heavens, do not bend low before the chiefs of such tribes as this. – The White Shield by Bertram Mitford
  4. Frank was affectionate, and even Lord Fawn treated her with deference. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  5. And he had never been one to insist on deference, which was why he got so much of it. – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart

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