Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun veneration

2 senses of veneration

Sense 1
fear, reverence, awe, veneration -- (a feeling of profound respect for someone or something; "the fear of God"; "the Chinese reverence for the dead"; "the French treat food with gentle reverence"; "his respect for the law bordered on veneration")
       => emotion -- (any strong feeling)

Sense 2
idolatry, devotion, veneration, cultism -- (religious zeal; the willingness to serve God)
       => worship -- (the activity of worshipping)

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