: a feeling of admiring someone or something that is good, valuable, important, etc.
: a feeling or understanding that someone or something is important, serious, etc., and should be treated in an appropriate way
: a particular way of thinking about or looking at something
: to feel admiration for (someone or something) : to regard (someone or something) as being worthy of admiration because of good qualities
: to act in a way which shows that you are aware of (someone’s rights, wishes, etc.)
: to treat or deal with (something that is good or valuable) in a proper way
There’s the cold, analytical facts of the definition of the word.
What does the word mean? What is the reason we practice the concepts of this word? Who are we when we become this self? Are we capable of seeing through our own egos toward the goal of the self control needed to have respect.