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Awful

Aw´ful
a.1.Oppressing with fear or horror; appalling; terrible; as, an awful scene.
2.Inspiring awe; filling with profound reverence, or with fear and admiration; fitted to inspire reverential fear; profoundly impressive.
Heaven's awful Monarch.
- Milton.
3.Struck or filled with awe; terror-stricken.
A weak and awful reverence for antiquity.
- I. Watts.
4.Worshipful; reverential; law-abiding.
Thrust from the company of awful men.
- Shak.
5.Frightful; exceedingly bad; great; - applied intensively; as, an awful bonnet; an awful boaster.
Adj.1.awful - exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"
2.awful - causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"
3.awful - offensive or even (of persons) malicious; "in a nasty mood"; "a nasty accident"; "a nasty shock"; "a nasty smell"; "a nasty trick to pull"; "Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound
Synonyms: nasty
4.awful - inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence; "awed by the silence"; "awful worshippers with bowed heads"
Synonyms: awed
5.awful - inspiring awe or admiration or wonder; "New York is an amazing city"; "the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight"; "the awesome complexity of the universe"; "this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath"- Melville; "Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent"
Adv.1.awful - used as intensifiers; "terribly interesting"; "I'm awful sorry"
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