Adjective "Awe" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Awe


    Definition:

    noun

    1. an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, fear, etc., produced by that which is grand, sublime, extremely powerful, or the like: in awe of God; in awe of great political figures.

    2. Archaic. power to inspire fear or reverence.

    3. Obsolete. fear or dread.

    verb (used with object), awed, awing.

    4. to inspire with awe.

    5. to influence or restrain by awe.