Definitions for awed
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inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence
"awed by the silence"; "awful worshippers with bowed heads"
awed, awestruck, awestricken(adj)
having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dread
"stood in awed silence before the shrine"; "in grim despair and awestruck wonder"
Filled with awe.
Having or showing awe.
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I was awed by everything, the snow-covered mountains, the sunsets, the sunrises. There are no words to describe Antarctica.
I have never been especially impressed by the heroics of people who are convinced they are about to change the world. I am more awed by those who struggle to make one small difference after another.
Faced by the mountainous heap of the minutiae of knowledge and awed by the watchful severity of his colleagues, the modern historian too often takes refuge in learned articles or narrowly specialized dissertations, small fortresses that are easy to defend from attack.
Those who have the command of the arms in a country are masters of the state, and have it in their power to make what revolutions they please. Thus, there is no end to observations on the difference between the measures likely to be pursued by a minister backed by a standing army, and those of a court awed by the fear of an armed people.
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