It includes an excessive deference to claims made by scientists or an uncritical eagerness to accept any result described as scientific.
And both have suffered from excessive deference toward British culture at the expense of their own.
The Senate's excessive deference to the growling of Mr. Helms stands as another unhappy exhibition of fear and cowardice.
His ease with their excessive deference made Kirk more uncomfortable than the deference.
Simply merging lanes here can seem an exercise in excessive deference compared with the Darwinian driving inclinations that thrive elsewhere.
As if we did not need further proof that excessive deference to religion in our society brings the worst fundamentalists and apologists out of the woodwork.
Such decisions, if upheld, offer us a chance to break the cycle of excessive deference to executive prerogative in national emergencies.
Sometimes it manifests itself in excessive deference.
As Kapitza had settled in at Cambridge he had noticed what he considered to be an excessive and unproductive deference of British physics students to their seniors.
British judges are showing excessive deference to the European court of human rights'.