What does awe-inspiring mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amazing, awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, awing(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"


  1. awe-inspiring(Adjective)

    Inspiring awe; awesome.

    The Taj Mahal is often considered to be an awe-inspiring sight.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of awe-inspiring in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of awe-inspiring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sara Wheeler:

    They represent a golden age in the history of photography, when a few men went to the unknown to bring back awe-inspiring pictures.

  2. Terry Mattson:

    The sight of extreme athletes careering down an ice track outside Saint Paul's iconic cathedral is an awe-inspiring spectacle -- and one great big party.

  3. Anna Pierce:

    As soon as you take off, you can see the path the glaciers took to carve out Niagara Falls, just seeing all that water rushing from one lake to the other is awe-inspiring.

  4. Gene Spafford, 1992:

    Usenet is like a herd of performing elephants with diarrhea -- massive, difficult to redirect, awe-inspiring, entertaining, and a source of mind- boggling amounts of excrement when you least expect it.

  5. Jon Jenkins:

    It’s simply awe-inspiring to consider that this planet has spent 6 billion years in the habitable zone of its star, that’s considerable time and opportunity for life to arise somewhere on its surface or in its oceans should all the necessary ingredients and conditions for life exist on this planet.

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