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Definitions of awful:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: adjective

Terrible, dreadful.

part of speech: adjective

Inspiring or impressing with great fear or reverence; as, the awful majesty of God; of a dreadful or appalling nature; solemn.

part of speech: adjective

Full of awe.

Usage examples for awful:

  • I couldn't live even a week there: it's awful "Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist", Alexander Berkman
  • Oh, it's awful Polly. "Five Little Peppers at School", Margaret Sidney
  • You're awful good to say so! "Polly and the Princess", Emma C. Dowd
  • The Awful Baby's gone. "A Woman Named Smith", Marie Conway Oemler
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