Compartir esta entrada

overawe Saltos de línea: over|awe
Pronunciación: /əʊvərˈɔː/

Definición de overawe en inglés:

verbo

[with object]
Impress (someone) so much that they are silent or inhibited: the eleven-year-old was overawed by the atmosphere
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It stood in its own park, with a lodge and a drive, partly to give privacy, partly to impress or even overawe visitors.
  • He insists he is not overawed by the challenge of winning the South.
  • Crouching underneath two huge, tired-looking horse chestnut trees, we were overawed by the treasure trove among the fallen leaves.
Sinónimos
intimidate, daunt, cow, take someone's breath away, awe, disconcert, blind someone with something, unnerve, discourage, subdue, abash, dismay, frighten, alarm, scare, deter, terrify, terrorize, browbeat, bully
informal psych out
North American informal buffalo

Compartir esta entrada

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día exemplum
Pronunciación: ɪɡˈzɛmpləm
noun
an example or model...