Definition of aw
1. awe [ n ] an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration
Examples: "he stared over the edge with a feeling of awe"
(Arlin Turner, "William Faulkner, Southern Novelist"...)
As a consequence of the tensions thus produced in his thoughts and feelings , he wrote on_the_one_hand sketches of idealized hunting trips and on_the_other an anecdote of the village of Hardscrabble , Arkansas , where no one had ever seen a piano ; and he wrote also the masterpiece of frontier humor , `` The_Big_Bear_of_Arkansas '' , in which earthy realism is placed alongside the exaggeration of the backwoods tall-tale and the awe with which man contemplates the grandeur and the mysteries of nature .Synonyms awe Related Terms wonder
2. awe [ v ] inspire awe in
Examples: "The famous professor awed the undergraduates"
(Alfred Wright, "A Duel Golfers Will Never Forget"...)
Player immediately proved he was not in_the_least awed by the dramatic proximity of Palmer .Synonyms awe Related Terms frighten overawe
3. Awe [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 25834Synonyms Awe
4. awe [ n ] a profound emotion inspired by a deity
Examples: "the fear of God"
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