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awe-inspiring

adj
causing or worthy of admiration or respect; amazing or magnificent
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Adj.1.awe-inspiring - inspiring awe or admiration or wonderawe-inspiring - 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"

awe-inspiring

adjective impressive, striking, wonderful, amazing, stunning (informal), magnificent, astonishing, intimidating, awesome, daunting, breathtaking, fearsome, wondrous (archaic or literary), jaw-dropping, gee-whizz (slang) a museum with an awe-inspiring display of jewellery
flat, boring, dull, tame, bland, tedious, prosaic, uninspiring, humdrum, insipid, unimpressive, vapid
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awe-inspiring

awe-inspiring

[ˈɔːɪnˌspaɪərɪŋ] awesome [ˈɔːsəm] adjimponente

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.
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I also propose that pre-Zhanguo uses of wen referring to positive attributes of individuals of noble or royal birth meant 'awe-inspiringly beautiful', rather than 'accomplished' or 'cultured', and that they derive from the basic meaning 'decorative pattern' through regular historical processes of metaphorical extension and abstraction.
Its bars and restaurants are busy (yet awe-inspiringly efficient) on a match day at "Croker", although the executive fourth floor, with its own lounge area, remains an oasis of tranquility.
Its bars and restaurants are legendarily busy (yet awe-inspiringly efficient) on a match day at 'Croker' - although the executive fourth floor, with its own lounge area, remains an oasis of tranquillity.
"A film so awe-inspiringly wooden that it is basically a fire risk" Critic Peter Bradshaw on Grace Of Monaco, starring Nicole Kidman (right) shown at the Cannes Festival.
"So awe-inspiringly wooden that it is basically a fire-risk," stated The Guardian.
"A film so awe-inspiringly wooden that it is basically a fire risk" - Critic Peter Bradshaw on Grace Of Monaco, shown at the Cannes Festival.
Peter Bradshaw of the Guardian said that the "film is so awe-inspiringly wooden that it is basically a fire-risk".
Created by what I can only imagine was a room full of LSDravaged geniuses Super Mario Galaxy 2 is deliriously bonkers, awe-inspiringly imaginative and insanely addictive.
Rumours of the awe-inspiringly tight live act began to spread and the band signed with a number of international indie labels.
I wonder if today's Ryder Cup opening ceremony will be as awe-inspiringly authentic as the one at the Beijing Olympics?
The author's subtitle carries even more weight than does his title: for Political Correctness is indeed a religion in its own right, albeit an awe-inspiringly twisted and intellectually worthless one.