Respectant

Definitions

  • QUITE RESPECTFUL
    QUITE RESPECTFUL
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Respectant (Her) Placed so as to face one another; -- said of animals.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

He looks so rottenly respectable He looks so rottenly respectable
Yours Respectful, Hannah Mullet Yours Respectful, Hannah Mullet
Frame 1: A religious woman is presented a sporting magazine from 'Mr. Fox'. The caption says: “With Mr Fox's respects & many happy returns of the day” Frame 2: A hunter is presented a religious text from 'Mrs. Stork'. The caption says: “With Mrs Stork's kind regards and the compliments of the season” Frame 1: A religious woman is presented a sporting magazine from 'Mr. Fox'. The caption says: “With Mr Fox's respects...
Text: RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED TO A MOURNFUL AIR Text: RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED TO A MOURNFUL AIR

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In 1964, Sandy Koufax, Elstom Howard, Jimmy Brown, Oscar Robertson, and Cookie Gilchrist were all voted MVP from their respected (MLB, NFL, NBA) leagues. Each of them wore the number 32.
    • respectant In heraldry, looking at each other: said of two animals borne face to face. Rampant beasts of prey so borne are said to be combatant, Compare affronté.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The average age of an Italian barista is 48 years old. A barista is a respected job title in Italy.
    • adj Respectant (her.) facing one another—said of figures of animals
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Quotations

  • Sir John Herschel
    Sir John Herschel
    “Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.”
  • Edgar Watson Howe
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    “One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself.”
  • James Howell
    James Howell
    “Respect a man, he will do it the more.”
  • Proverb
    Proverb
    “Respect starts with yourself.”
  • Chinese Proverb
    Chinese Proverb
    “Respect for ones parents is the highest duty of civil life.”
  • Mandy Rice-Davies
    Mandy Rice-Davies
    “My life has been one long descent into respectability.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., p. pr. of respecter,. See Respect
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr.,—L. respicĕre, respectumre-, back, specĕre, to look.

Usage

In literature:

The foregoing facts were related to me by white persons of character and respectability.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
The Southern slave would obey God in respect to marriage, and also to the reading and studying of His word.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
Respect to all kind of Superiours is founded methinks upon Instinct; and yet what is so ridiculous as Age?
"The Spectator, Volumes 1, 2 and 3" by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele
Jackson, in one respect, was more fortunate than Lincoln.
"Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War" by G. F. R. Henderson
Thinking Mr. Grey to be in some respects idiotic, he respected him, and almost loved him.
"Mr. Scarborough's Family" by Anthony Trollope
And the four orders adhere to their respective duties; and perform rites.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2" by Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
As a citizen I respected him; as a patriot I honored him; as a friend he was near and dear to me.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Tyler" by Compiled by James D. Richardson
The avalanche is no respecter of persons.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
It's not respectable in a respectable family for a girl to leave home on account of her stepmother.
"The Roll-Call" by Arnold Bennett
Tompkins, United States Army, are detailed in their places, respectively.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
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In poetry:

Let's to our Chief, our Saviour, shew
All praise, and ev'ry honour due,
All true respect, and worship fit —
Let heav'n and earth say — So be it!
"An Exhortation To Give God Thanks For Our Redemption Through Christ" by Rees Prichard
Respect him in thy younger years,
And he'll respect thy hoary hairs,
And bid the birds thy victuals bear,
E'er thou shou'dst want them, thro' the air.
"Advice To A Youth" by Rees Prichard
Their children shall then be like mine,
No father's fond arm to protect them;
Their ladies in sorrow may pine,
For none will be found to respect them.
"Brandreth's Soliloquy In Prison." by Samuel Bamford
Dumbly he saw the rosy-tinted Bliss
When Zamperina kissed her maiden Kiss,
Her Innocence betraying in the Cry,
"Oh, how can you respect me after This?"
"The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám Jr." by Wallace Irwin
Knights of Suburbia, whose only care
Is to be counted 'mid the "naicest" there,
Teach me how I, some day, may learn to be
Clothed in drab Respectability.
"Suburbia - A Yearn" by C J Dennis
Christmas time ought to be held most dear,
Much more so than the New Year,
Because that's the time that Christ was born,
Therefore respect Christmas morn.
"A Christmas Carol" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

WTO bigger catalyst for trade – but not mutual respect.
The True Story of Anvil is the year's most praised rock doc, a film that follows Canadian heavy-metal outfit Anvil on their 30-year-plus quest for rock stardom and respect.
The collaboration of Anti-Pop Consortium and Matthew Shipp has easily twin-peaked their respective careers.
Respect our flag appropriately .
Respect Life display returning to Hampdenfest.
Marty Taylor, a member of St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church's Respect Life committee, holds a model of a 26-week fetus to be displayed in the Respect Life booth at Hampdenfest.
A New Respect for Folk.
Like any respectable action sequel, Taken 2 has upped the ante.
"Know and respect your limitations," the National Park Service's website cautions.
The Bodysurf Classic finalists, holding their respective hand-crafted trophies.
He told an interviewer that while he respects the history of films, he has "a slight disrespect for theater".
Former veterans pay respect to victims in Bosnia.
A Superior Court grand jury on Wednesday issued two indictments against 27-year-old Edward D Collins of South Main Road on respective charges of impersonating a public servant and theft by deception.
Fallen Marine's Father Says Obama Showed No Respect: Condolence Letter 5 Months After Death.
The Buck­eye Val­ley senior plays quar­ter­back for the Barons and was pleased they had a respectable final sea­son with a record of 6–4, earn­ing sec­ond team all con­fer­ence.
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In science:

If w is not left (respectively, right) star reducible by s with respect to t, then ⋆L s,t (w) (respectively, ⋆R s,t (w)) is undefined.
Diagram calculus for a type affine $C$ Temperley--Lieb algebra, II
Observe that if m(s, t) ≥ 3, then w is left (respectively, right) star reducible by s with respect to t if and only if w = stv (respectively, w = vts), where the product is reduced.
Diagram calculus for a type affine $C$ Temperley--Lieb algebra, II
If neither of k or l are equal to n + 1, then we are done since the entry labeled by sk (respectively, sl ) cannot be covered by (respectively, cover) an entry labeled by sk−1 (respectively, sl−1 ); otherwise, we contradict w ∈ FC( eCn ).
Diagram calculus for a type affine $C$ Temperley--Lieb algebra, II
So, we can apply the inductive hypothesis l(u) + 1 (respectively, l(u) + 2) times if m(s, t) = 3 (respectively, m(s, t) = 4) starting with bs bv (respectively, btbv ).
Diagram calculus for a type affine $C$ Temperley--Lieb algebra, II
That is, an edge is simple if it joins adjacent vertices in the north face (respectively, south face) and is undecorated, except when one of the vertices is 1 or 1′ (respectively, n + 2 or (n + 2)′ ), in which case it is decorated by only a single • (respectively, ◦).
Diagram calculus for a type affine $C$ Temperley--Lieb algebra, II
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