- pronounciation: 'stE-"ve-n&-'rA-sh&n; 'stE-"v&n-'&-"rA-sh&n
- etymology: Portmanteau of "Stephen" and "veneration"
- function: noun
- respect or awe inspired by the truthiness, gravitas, wisdom, talent, and dignity of Stephen Colbert.
- the feeling the heroes get deep in their guts when they truthily reflect on the greatness of Our Glorious Stephen.
- the act of Stephenerating
- the condition of one who is Stephenerated