Behaviour matters!

deference
(n)
DE-fǝr-ǝns
Meaning

courteous regard for another's wish; the act of sacrificing one's own wish in favor of someone else's

1st Sample Sentence

In deference to my younger sister, I agreed to watch the film of her choice even though I would have preferred to watch a different one.

Root

ferre (to carry, bear) (Latin)

Antonyms

defiance

Mnemonics

sounds like REVERENCE if you will make no DEFERENCE (difference) between ST/SC/OBC and GENERAL, you will be RESPECTED if there is no DIFFERENCE between you and him, then you will respect his wishes.

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