HyperDic: awe

English > 3 senses of the word awe:
NOUNfeelingawean overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration
feelingawe, fear, reverence, venerationa feeling of profound respect for someone or something
VERBemotionaweinspire awe in
awe > pronunciation
Soundsaa'; ao'
English > awe: 3 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningAn overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration.
Example"he stared over the edge with a feeling of awe"
Broaderwonder, wonderment, admirationThe feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
Verbsaweinspire awe in
English > awe: 3 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA feeling of profound respect for someone or something.
Synonymsfear, reverence, veneration
BroaderemotionAny strong feeling
Spanishmiedo, reverencia, sobrecogimiento, temor, terror, veneración
Catalanveneració
English > awe: 3 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaninginspire awe in.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot awe Sue; The performance is likely to awe Sue
Example"The famous professor awed the undergraduates"
Narroweroverawe, cowsubdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe
Broaderfrighten, fright, scare, affrightdrive out by frightening
Spanishatemorizar, aterrorizar
Catalanatemorir, esporuguir
Nounsawean overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration

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