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awe definition

  • noun:
    • A mixed emotion of reverence, value, dread, and wonder encouraged by authority, genius, great beauty, sublimity, or might: We thought awe when contemplating the works of Bach. The observers were in awe of destructive power of brand-new gun.
    • Archaic the energy to inspire fear.
    • Archaic Dread.
    • a sense of concern and reverence.
    • A feeling of amazement.
    • Dread; great anxiety mingled with respect.
    • The emotion influenced by some thing dreadful and sublime; an undefined sense of the dreadful in addition to sublime; reverential anxiety, or solemn wonder; powerful reverence.
    • fear; anxiety, at the time of some thing bad.
    • worry mingled with admiration or reverence; reverential anxiety; feeling empowered by anything sublime, not partaking of nature of anxiety or dread.
    • Overawing influence.
    • Synonyms Reverence, Veneration, etc. See reverence, n.
    • one of several float-boards of an undershot water-wheel, by which the water acts.
    • One of the sails of a windmill.
    • a sense of serious value for some one or something like that
    • a formidable sense of question or admiration
    • A mixed emotion of reverence, value, dread, and wonder impressed by expert, wizard, great beauty, sublimity, or might: We thought awe whenever contemplating the works of Bach. The observers had been in awe regarding the destructive energy of new gun.
    • Archaic the ability to inspire dread.
    • Archaic Dread.
    • a sense of worry and reverence.
    • a sense of amazement.
    • Dread; great anxiety mingled with respect.
    • The feeling prompted by anything terrible and sublime; an undefined feeling of the dreadful as well as the sublime; reverential worry, or solemn question; profound reverence.
    • fear; fear, since some thing wicked.
    • anxiety mingled with admiration or reverence; reverential concern; feeling influenced by something sublime, not partaking of nature of concern or dread.
    • Overawing influence.
    • Synonyms Reverence, Veneration, etc. See reverence, n.
    • the float-boards of an undershot water-wheel, upon which the water functions.
    • among sails of a windmill.
    • a feeling of profound respect for some one or something like that
    • a formidable feeling of wonder or admiration
  • verb-transitive:
    • To encourage with awe.
    • To strike with fear and reverence; to motivate with awe; to manage by inspiring dread.
    • To inspire with awe.
    • To strike with fear and reverence; to motivate with awe; to regulate by inspiring fear.
  • verb:
    • To inspire anxiety and reverence.
    • to manage by inspiring dread.
    • inspire awe in
    • To motivate worry and reverence.
    • to regulate by inspiring fear.
    • inspire awe in
  • others:
    • To inspire with fear or fear; terrify; control or restrain by the influence of worry.
    • To hit with awe, reverence, or respect; impact by exciting profound value or reverential fear.
    • To owe.
    • To motivate with worry or fear; terrify; control or restrain because of the impact of concern.
    • To strike with awe, reverence, or value; influence by exciting profound respect or reverential concern.
    • To owe.
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