Definition of awesome in English:

awesome

Line breaks: awe|some
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːs(ə)m
 
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adjective

Derivatives

awesomely

adverb
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  • This is a pivotal moment when we should reconsider our posture toward the world and examine the true burdens and obligations of acting like an empire awesomely more powerful than any others and answerable to no one.
  • There are heaps of awesomely funny/sweet/lovely/wonderful/moving picture books that I know adults enjoy and I'd like to share them.
  • However, if future generations are seeking a film that captures the ugly realities of armed conflict then they need look no further than Ridley Scott's awesomely accomplished Black Hawk Down.

awesomeness

noun
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  • A person who can feel neither the solemnity nor the awesomeness of nature lacks in our eyes the necessary sense of his own limitations.
  • Yet his work reflects the artistic canons of Islam in its repetition of line and use of geometric patterns and shapes in varied forms to suggest the awesomeness of the Creator.
  • But it never quite explodes into total awesomeness.

Origin

late 16th century (in the sense 'filled with awe'): from awe + -some1.

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