awe·some


awe·some

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  • awe´some|ly — 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

  • 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • awe — awe·less; awe·some; awe; awe·some·ly; awe·some·ness; …   English syllables

  • some — four·some; hand·some; lee·some; lep·to·some; light·some; li·po·some; lis·some; lone·some; meso·some; mono·some; schis·to·some; some; some·body; some·thing; some·time; some·times; some·what; three·some; awe·some·ly; awe·some·ness; blithe·some·ly;… …   English syllables

  • 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

  • awe — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great VERB + AWE ▪ be in, hold sb in, stand in ▪ Most people hold him in some awe. ▪ feel …   Collocations dictionary

  • awe — [[t]ɔ͟ː[/t]] awes, awed 1) N UNCOUNT Awe is the feeling of respect and amazement that you have when you are faced with something wonderful and often rather frightening. She gazed in awe at the great stones... His fellow officers regarded him with …   English dictionary

  • awe-inspiring — adjective inspiring awe or admiration or wonder (Freq. 1) New York is an amazing city the Grand Canyon is an awe inspiring sight the awesome complexity of the universe this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul… …   Useful english dictionary

  • To stand in awe of — Awe 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English