Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of awe.
  • adjective Filled with awe.
  • adjective Having or showing awe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence
  • adjective having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dread

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Examples

  • "The blankets were not!" the women repeated in awed whispers.

    THE MASTER OF MYSTERY

  • All the horde had gathered outside and in awed silence was looking on.

    CHAPTER IX

  • The Vessel bumped to a halt at the outskirts of the village, but the only peep to approach was a small child, who stood staring at the Vessel in awed silence.

    Just Desserts – Chapter 2 « A Bird’s Nest

  • The Vessel bumped to a halt at the outskirts of the village, but the only peep to approach was a small child, who stood staring at the Vessel in awed silence.

    2007 May « A Bird’s Nest

  • At the same time, he speaks in awed tones about the position he has already attained: "Never in those dark days did I think I would be the administrator of the VA."

    Soldiers of Misfortune

  • At the same time, he speaks in awed tones about the position he has already attained: "Never in those dark days did I think I would be the administrator of the VA."

    Soldiers of Misfortune

  • At the same time, he speaks in awed tones about the position he has already attained: "Never in those dark days did I think I would be the administrator of the VA."

    Soldiers of Misfortune

  • Barbara would hearken in awed fascination to that story of the man lost in the desert, whose eyes looked once upon fabulous wealth but who could never find it again.

    The Windy Hill

  • All the horde had gathered outside and in awed silence was looking on.

    Chapter IX

  • "Sure nuff debbil, mammy?" whispered Marthy in awed accents.

    Hagar's Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice

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