What does AWE mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. awe(noun)

    an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration

    "he stared over the edge with a feeling of awe"

  2. fear, reverence, awe, veneration(verb)

    a feeling of profound respect for someone or something

    "the fear of God"; "the Chinese reverence for the dead"; "the French treat food with gentle reverence"; "his respect for the law bordered on veneration"

  3. awe(verb)

    inspire awe in

    "The famous professor awed the undergraduates"


  1. awe(Noun)

    A feeling of fear and reverence.

  2. awe(Noun)

    A feeling of amazement.

  3. awe(Verb)

    To inspire fear and reverence.

  4. awe(Verb)

    To control by inspiring dread.

  5. Origin: ege, influenced during by forms from the cognate agi.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Awe(noun)

    dread; great fear mingled with respect

  2. Awe(noun)

    the emotion inspired by something dreadful and sublime; an undefined sense of the dreadful and the sublime; reverential fear, or solemn wonder; profound reverence

  3. Awe(verb)

    to strike with fear and reverence; to inspire with awe; to control by inspiring dread

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Awe

    aw, n. reverential fear, or wonder: dread: (arch.) power to inspire awe.—v.t. to strike with or influence by fear.—adj. Awe′less, without fear.—n. Awe′lessness.—adjs. Awe′some, Aw′some (Scot.), full of awe: inspiring awe: weird, dreadful.—v.t. Awe′-strike, to strike with awe.—adjs. Awe′-struck, struck or affected with awe; Aw′ful, full of awe: dreadful: inspiring respect: expressive of awe: (slang) ugly: and as a mere intensive of anything.—adv. Aw′fully (also in slang merely = very).—n. Aw′fulness. [Ice. agi, A.S. ege, fear; cog. with Gael. eaghal; Gr. achos, anguish.]

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Anagrams for AWE »

  1. eaw, WAE


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of AWE in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of AWE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rand Scholet:

    We are in awe.

  2. Jacqueline Galloway-Blake:

    I was in awe of him.

  3. Henry David Thoreau:

    I stand in awe of my body.

  4. Immanuel Kant:

    Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe...

  5. Aswath Damodaran:

    Uber is adopting the shock and awe strategy, i think it's a very high risk strategy.

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