see also: Awe
Pronunciation Noun

awe (uncountable)

  1. A feeling of fear and reverence.
  2. A feeling of amazement.
    • 1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot Chapter IV
      For several minutes no one spoke; I think they must each have been as overcome by awe as was I. All about us was a flora and fauna as strange and wonderful to us as might have been those upon a distant planet had we suddenly been miraculously transported through ether to an unknown world.
  3. (archaic) Power to inspire awe.
Translations Translations Verb

awe (awes, present participle awing; past and past participle awed)

  1. (transitive) To inspire fear and reverence in.
  2. (transitive) To control by inspiring dread.
Synonyms Translations
  • Russian: внуша́ть тре́пет
  • Spanish: asombrar, abrumar
Proper noun
  1. Surname

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