"deferences" in the noun sense
1. deference, respect
a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard
"his deference to her wishes was very flattering"
"be sure to give my respects to the dean"
2. deference, respect, respectfulness
courteous regard for people's feelings
"in deference to your wishes"
"out of respect for his privacy"
3. complaisance, compliance, compliancy, obligingness, deference
a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
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