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Meaning of AWESOME

Pronunciation:  'osum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  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"
 

AWESOME is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: amazing, awe-inspiring, awful, awing, impressive
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Awe"some\, a.
1. Causing awe; appalling; awful; as, an awesome sight.
   --Wright.

2. Expressive of awe or terror.

         An awesome glance up at the auld castle. --Sir W.
                                               Scott.

 
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