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1 : Frightful; exceedingly bad; great; -- applied intensively; as, an awful bonnet; an awful boaster.

2 : Worshipful; reverential; law-abiding.

3 : Struck or filled with awe; terror-stricken.

4 : Inspiring awe; filling with profound reverence, or with fear and admiration; fitted to inspire reverential fear; profoundly impressive.

5 : Oppressing with fear or horror; appalling; terrible; as, an awful scene.

6 : Very; excessively.

7 : In an awful manner; in a manner to fill with terror or awe; fearfully; reverently.

8 : The state of being struck with awe; a spirit of solemnity; profound reverence.

9 : The quality of striking with awe, or with reverence; dreadfulness; solemnity; as, the awfulness of this sacred place.

10 : Constituted or authorized by law; rightful; as, the lawful owner of lands.

11 : Conformable to law; allowed by law; legitimate; competent.

12 : Awful, or reverential, in an excessive degree.

13 : Not lawful; contrary to law.

14 : Ill-tempered.

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1 : Awful

a.

Frightful; exceedingly bad; great; -- applied intensively; as, an awful bonnet; an awful boaster.

2 : Awful

a.

Worshipful; reverential; law-abiding.

3 : Awful

a.

Struck or filled with awe; terror-stricken.

4 : Awful

a.

Inspiring awe; filling with profound reverence, or with fear and admiration; fitted to inspire reverential fear; profoundly impressive.

5 : Awful

a.

Oppressing with fear or horror; appalling; terrible; as, an awful scene.

6 : Awfully

adv.

Very; excessively.

7 : Awfully

adv.

In an awful manner; in a manner to fill with terror or awe; fearfully; reverently.

8 : Awfulness

n.

The state of being struck with awe; a spirit of solemnity; profound reverence.

9 : Awfulness

n.

The quality of striking with awe, or with reverence; dreadfulness; solemnity; as, the awfulness of this sacred place.

10 : Lawful

a.

Constituted or authorized by law; rightful; as, the lawful owner of lands.

11 : Lawful

a.

Conformable to law; allowed by law; legitimate; competent.

12 : Overawful

a.

Awful, or reverential, in an excessive degree.

13 : Unlawful

a.

Not lawful; contrary to law.

14 : Wrawful

a.

Ill-tempered.

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From Wikipedia

Awful may refer to:

  • "Awful" (song), a 1999 single by the band Hole
  • Awful Orphan, a 1949 cartoon
  • Awful Gardner, a notorious gambler
  • Awful End, a 2002 children's novel
  • "Awful, Beautiful Life", a song by Darryl Worley
  • Awful Mess Mystery, a Wolfie album
  • The Awful DYNNE, a character from The Phantom Tollbooth
  • The Awful Truth, a 1937 comedy
  • Something Awful, a comedy website, The Good Earth

From Wiktionary

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Alternative forms
    • 1.2 Etymology
    • 1.3 Pronunciation
    • 1.4 Adjective
      • 1.4.1 Derived terms
      • 1.4.2 Synonyms
      • 1.4.3 Translations
    • 1.5 Adverb
      • 1.5.1 Translations
      • 1.5.2 See also
    • 1.6 Further reading

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • awfull (archaic)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English awfull, agheful, auful, aȝefull, equivalent to awe +‎ -ful. Compare Old English eġeful, eġefull (terrifying; awful).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔːfʊl/, /ˈɔːfl̩/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔːfʊl
  • Homophone: offal (some accents)

Adjective[edit]

awful (comparative awfuller or more awful, superlative awfullest or most awful)

  1. Oppressing with fear or horror; appalling, terrible.
    • 1839, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, Schalken the Painter
      There was an air of gravity and importance about the garb of the person, and something indescribably odd, I might say awful, in the perfect, stonelike stillness of the figure, that effectually checked the testy comment which had at once risen to the lips of the irritated artist.
  2. (now rare) Inspiring awe; filling with profound reverence or respect; profoundly impressive.
    • 1603, John Florio, transl.; Michel de Montaigne, Essayes, London: Edward Blount, OCLC 946730821:
      , I.56:
      God ought not to be commixed in our actions, but with awful reverence, and an attention full of honour and respect.
    • 1819, Lord Byron, Don Juan, II.143:
      And then she stopped, and stood as if in awe / (For sleep is awful) [].
  3. Struck or filled with awe.
  4. (obsolete) Terror-stricken.
  5. Worshipful; reverential; law-abiding.
  6. Exceedingly great; usually applied intensively.
    an awful bonnet
    I have learnt an awful amount today.
  7. Very bad.
    My socks smell awful.

Derived terms[edit]

  • awfulness

Synonyms[edit]

  • See also Wikisaurus:frightening

Translations[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

awful (not comparable)

  1. (colloquial, US, Canada) Very, extremely.
    That's an awful big house.
    She seemed awful nice when I met her yesterday.

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

  • awfully

Further reading[edit]

  • awful in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • awful in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911