awe|some


awe|some
awe|some « suhm», adjective.
1. causing awe: »

A great fire is an awesome sight.

2. showing awe; awed: »

awesome admiration.

3. filling with awe; impressive: »

“It was awesome when they announced a staff for their Midwest office that was larger than the number of officers we have in our corporate banking department” (Business Week).

4. Informal. tremendous, spectacular: »

The party was really awesome.

awe´some|ly, adverb.
awe´some|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • awe´some|ness — awe|some « suhm», adjective. 1. causing awe: »A great fire is an awesome sight. 2. showing awe; awed: »awesome admiration. 3. filling with awe; impressive: »“It was awesome when they announced a staff for their Midwest office that was larger than …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Awe — ([add]), n. [OE. a[yogh]e, aghe, fr. Icel. agi; akin to AS. ege, [=o]ga, Goth. agis, Dan. ave chastisement, fear, Gr. a chos pain, distress, from the same root as E. ail. [root]3. Cf. {Ugly}.] 1. Dread; great fear mingled with respect. [Obs. or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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