- v. Simple past tense and past participle of overawe.
- adj. overcome by a feeling of awe
“People in England are kind of overawed by that because they're not used to quite that level of self-assurance in their women in public life.”
“But they said they were "overawed" by the amount of support and practical help they had had from people in Bristol, revealing that they had received many cards and letters of sympathy from well-wishers they had never even met.”
“And for a moment the thought rose in my mind, What if he were overawed by this imposing array of power and brains?”
“I'm overawed with the beauty of some things and incredibly saddened by others.”
“The Greeks were plainly overawed by the display of armed strength and were putting their own rifles away.”
“I made no sign, but out of the corner of my eye I saw that the Yellow Handkerchief had discovered the emptiness of the pocket which had hitherto overawed him.”
“Handkerchief was overawed, and with surly looks he led three of his men aboard the Reindeer.”
“He certainly didn't look overawed as he stepped on to the first tee and smacked his drive a mile down the fairway.”
“A two-wheeler's maintenance can be done anywhere; for a car, you have to take it to the company workshop and many people in that segment are overawed by these workshops.”
“Despite the massive amount of muscle power that Microsoft had invested to push OOXML down India's throat, Jaijit refused to be overawed.”
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