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1. awe

noun. ['ˈɑː, ˈɔ'] an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration.

Synonyms

  • wonderment
  • admiration

Antonyms

  • afraid
  • unafraid
  • disesteem

Etymology

  • ege (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Awe

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Example sentences of the word awe


1. Noun, singular or mass
Elaborate engravings inspire, decorate and awe.

Quotes containing the word awe


1. The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existence. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery each day.—"Old Man's Advice to Youth: 'Never Lose a Holy Curiosity.'"LIFE Magazine (2 May 1955) p. 64
- Albert Einstein

2. The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

3. You have to, take a deep breath. and allow the music to flow through you. Revel in it, allow yourself to awe. When you play allow the music to break your heart with its beauty.
- Kelly White

2. awe-inspiring

adjective. inspiring awe or admiration or wonder.

Synonyms

  • impressive
  • amazing
  • awing
  • awful

Antonyms

  • unmoving
  • ineffective
  • unsurprising
  • unalarming

3. awe

verb. ['ˈɑː, ˈɔ'] inspire awe in.

Synonyms

  • overawe
  • cow
  • affright
  • scare
  • fright

Antonyms

  • Anglophobia
  • misogyny
  • dislike

Etymology

  • ege (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. awe

noun. ['ˈɑː, ˈɔ'] a feeling of profound respect for someone or something.

Synonyms

  • reverence
  • emotion
  • fear

Antonyms

  • irreverence
  • sorrow
  • hate
  • love

Etymology

  • ege (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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