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awe

Pronunciation: /ɔː/

Translation of awe in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • sobrecogimiento (masculine) they were filled with awe se sobrecogieron she is in awe of her superiors se siente intimidada por sus superiores to hold sb in awe sentir* or tener* un respeto reverencial por algn
    Example sentences
    • No doubt they were in awe of her wonderful creation, not that she could blame them.
    • I am thinking of awe, reverence, respect and emotions too deep for words.
    • She wondered what it felt like to have that kind of passion and was in awe of their desire to get the job done.

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