1[uncountable, singular] respect (for somebody/something) a feeling of admiration for someone or something because of their good qualities or achievements.

We asked you to think of someone you really respect and to sum up, in one word, what it is that makes you respect them. Below are your responses, with the most common words highlighted. As you can see, 'integrity' - the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles - looms large.

With thanks to all those who contributed their thoughts #respect