- a feeling of reverential respect mixed with fear or wonder；capacity to inspire awe
- inspire with awe
verb: awe, 3rd person present: awes, gerund or present participle: awing, past tense: awed, past participle: awed
- 1. a feeling of reverential respect mixed with fear or wonder they gazed in awe at the small mountain of diamonds the sight filled me with awe
- ▪ capacity to inspire awe is it any wonder that Christmas Eve has lost its awe?
- 1. inspire with awe they were both awed by the vastness of the forest