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Correct spelling:
deference
Definition:
Act of deferring; respectful submission.
Deferential.
Synonyms:
obedience (noun)
acquiescence, obedience, acceptance, devotion, conformance, faithfulness, servility, submissiveness, allegiance, compliance, meekness, loyalty.
servility (noun)
docility, genuflection, yieldingness, obedience, complaisance, subjection, humility, vassalage, devotion, serfdom, slavishness, servitude, humbleness, submissiveness, subordination, subservience, duty, willingness, servility, fealty, homage, inferiority, lowliness, acquiescence.
respect (noun)
reverence, honor, admiration, regard, esteem, veneration, homage, respect.
subordination (noun)
subservience, slavery, serfdom, subjection, constraint, subordination, enslavement, compliance, supineness, bondage, thrall, service, submission, subjugation, servility, obedience.
compliance (noun)
submission, meekness, affirmation, capitulation, resignation, obedience, assent, conformity, genuflection, acquiescence, fealty, submissiveness, consent, observance, homage, conformance, fulfillment, servility, agreement, adherence, respect, concurrence, compliance, surrender, acceptance, willingness, obeisance.
Other synonyms:
respect, obligingness, complaisance, respectfulness, compliance, compliancy.
Examples of usage:
  1. and the sailors treated her with all deference, both from policy and inclination. Argall - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  2. Sally wondered why she was mademoiselle, but recognised a tone of deference in his use of the word. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  3. Soon the men of High drew near with grave deference, slowly stooping to touch the ground at her feet. Himalaya - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
Common misspellings:
  1. defference (21%)
  2. difrence (19%)
  3. defrence (8%)
  4. deferance (6%)
  5. diffrence (4%)
  6. defferance (4%)
  7. difrences (4%)
  8. deferences (4%)
  9. differance (4%)
  10. diference (4%)
  11. deffrence (3%)
  12. deferrence (3%)
  13. defrences (2%)
  14. difrance (2%)
  15. deffernce (1%)
  16. defernce (1%)
  17. deferene (1%)
  18. defferince (1%)

Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.


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