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awe·some

 (ô′səm)
adj.
1. Inspiring awe: an awesome thunderstorm.
2. Expressing awe: stood in awesome silence before the ancient ruins.
3. Slang Remarkable; outstanding: "a totally awesome arcade game" (Los Angeles Times).

awe′some·ly adv.
awe′some·ness n.

awesome

(ˈɔːsəm)
adj
1. inspiring or displaying awe
2. slang excellent or outstanding
ˈawesomely adv
ˈawesomeness n

awe•some

(ˈɔ səm)

adj.
1. inspiring awe: an awesome sight.
2. showing awe.
3. Slang. very impressive.
[1590–1600]
awe′some•ly, adv.
awe′some•ness, n.
usage: See awful.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.awesome - inspiring awe or admiration or wonderawesome - 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"
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"

awesome

awesome

adjective
Slang. Far beyond what is usual, normal, or customary:
Informal: standout.
Slang: out of sight.
Translations
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awesome

[ˈɔːsəm] ADJ
1. (= impressive) [sight, beauty] → impresionante, imponente; [achievement] → impresionante
2. (= huge) [task, responsibility] → abrumador
3. (esp US) (= excellent) → formidable

awesome

[ˈɔːsəm] adj
(= impressive) [power, responsibilty, task, sight, display, scale] → effarant(e)
(= brilliant) → super

awesome

adj
(= frightening)beängstigend; (= impressive)beeindruckend
(esp US inf: = excellent) → irre (inf); she’s really awesomesie ist echt cool drauf (inf)

awe

() noun
wonder and fear. The child looked in awe at the king.
verb
to fill with awe. He was awed by his new school.
ˈawe-inspiring, ˈawesome adjective
causing awe. The waterfall was awe-inspiring; an awesome sight.
ˈawestruck adjective
filled with awe. awestruck by the mountains.
References in classic literature ?
The lion's roar, the fierce wolf's savage howl, The horrid hissing of the scaly snake, The awesome cries of monsters yet unnamed, The crow's ill-boding croak, the hollow moan Of wild winds wrestling with the restless sea, The wrathful bellow of the vanquished bull, The plaintive sobbing of the widowed dove, The envied owl's sad note, the wail of woe That rises from the dreary choir of Hell, Commingled in one sound, confusing sense, Let all these come to aid my soul's complaint, For pain like mine demands new modes of song.
It was an awesome thing to sleep in that ill-fated camp; and yet it was even more unnerving to do so in the jungle.
I think that the most fearsome attribute of these awesome creatures is their silence and the fact that one never sees them--nothing but those baleful eyes glaring unblinkingly out of the dark void behind.
As large as a Shetland pony, with hideous head and frightful fangs, he was indeed an awesome spectacle, as he crept after me on his ten short, muscular legs; but to me he was the embodiment of love and loyalty.
Farther and farther toward the ground they inclined, and still there was no sound save the deep and awesome moaning of the wind.
Their awesome, bestial faces were contorted in the most diabolical expressions, as they accused each other of responsibility for the loss.
A hideous roar broke from his titanic lungs--a roar which ended in a long-drawn scream that is more human than the death-cry of a tortured woman--more human but more awesome.
The sight of this awesome creature with the strange face was too much for the lion toward which he leaped, dragging Tarzan after him, and with a growl the lion turned and fled, followed by his companions and the she.
After we had eaten, I added to the pile of firewood so that I could replenish the fire before the entrance to our barricade, believing this as good a protection against the carnivora as we could have; and then Ajor and I sat down before it, and the lesson proceeded, while from all about us came the weird and awesome noises of the Caspakian night--the moaning and the coughing and roaring of the tigers, the panthers and the lions, the barking and the dismal howling of a wolf, jackal and hyaenadon, the shrill shrieks of stricken prey and the hissing of the great reptiles; the voice of man alone was silent.
Then through the palace of the Count de Coude rang the awesome challenge of the bull ape that has made a kill.
The gulf yawned between her and him at the awesome thought of a person who did not have to work for a living.
It must be an awesome thing to have so much blood upon one's soul.