Inspire+with+awe

  • 1 Awe — Awe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Awed} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Awing}.] To strike with fear and reverence; to inspire with awe; to control by inspiring dread. [1913 Webster] That same eye whose bend doth awe the world. Shak. [1913 Webster] His solemn and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 awe — ► NOUN ▪ a feeling of great respect mixed with fear. ► VERB ▪ inspire with awe. ORIGIN Old English …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 awe — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse agi; akin to Old English ege awe, Greek achos pain Date: 13th century 1. an emotion variously combining dread, veneration, and wonder that is inspired by authority or by the sacred or sublime <… …

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  • 4 awe — /ɔ / (say aw) noun 1. respectful or reverential fear, inspired by what is grand or sublime: to regard the works of nature with awe. 2. Obsolete a. fear or dread. b. the power to inspire such fear or dread. –verb (t) (awed, awing) 3. to inspire… …

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  • 5 awe — /aw/, n., v., awed, awing. n. 1. an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, fear, etc., produced by that which is grand, sublime, extremely powerful, or the like: in awe of God; in awe of great political figures. 2. Archaic. power to… …

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  • 6 awe — n. & v. n. reverential fear or wonder (stand in awe of). v.tr. inspire with awe. Phrases and idioms: awe inspiring causing awe or wonder; amazing, magnificent. Etymology: ME age f. ON agi f. Gmc …

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  • 7 awe — noun a feeling of reverential respect mixed with fear or wonder. verb inspire with awe. Origin OE ege terror, dread, awe …

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  • 8 awe — I. n. 1. Reverence, veneration, reverential fear. 2. Dread, fearfulness, terror, fear. 3. Solemn exaltation, admiring solemnity, adoring wonder. II. v. a. 1. Inspire with awe, solemnize, make reverent, fill with revering dread. 2. Overawe,… …

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  • 9 awe — [ô] n. [ME age, aghe, awe < ON agi < IE base * agh , to be depressed, afraid > OE ege, Goth agis, Gr achos] 1. a mixed feeling of reverence, fear, and wonder, caused by something majestic, sublime, sacred, etc. 2. Archaic the power of… …

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  • 10 inspire — v. 1) (D; tr.) to inspire in, with (formal) (to inspire awe in smb.; to inspire smb. with awe) 2) (H) to inspire smb. to do smt. * * * [ɪn spaɪə] with (to inspire awe in smb.; to inspire smb. with awe; formal) (D; tr.) to inspire in (H) to… …

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  • 11 inspire */*/ — UK [ɪnˈspaɪə(r)] / US [ɪnˈspaɪr] verb [transitive] Word forms inspire : present tense I/you/we/they inspire he/she/it inspires present participle inspiring past tense inspired past participle inspired 1) a) to give someone the enthusiasm to do or …

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  • 12 awe — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great VERB + AWE ▪ be in, hold sb in, stand in ▪ Most people hold him in some awe. ▪ feel …

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  • 13 awe — [[t]ɔ[/t]] n. v. awed, aw•ing 1) an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, fear, or wonder produced by that which is grand, sublime, extremely powerful, etc 2) archaic power to inspire fear or reverence 3) Obs. fear or dread 4) to inspire …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 inspire — in|spire [ ın spaır ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to give someone the enthusiasm to do or create something: Inspired by her example, other zoologists have begun working with apes in the wild. inspire someone to something: Stewart did his best to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 inspire — verb Inspire is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑hero, ↑music, ↑writing Inspire is used with these nouns as the object: ↑artist, ↑awe, ↑confidence, ↑creativity, ↑devotion, ↑envy, ↑fear, ↑ …

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  • 16 awe — Synonyms and related words: abject fear, admiration, adoration, affright, alarm, amaze, amazement, apotheosis, appall, appreciation, approbation, approval, astonish, astonishment, astound, astoundment, awestrike, be widely reputed, bedaze,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 Awed — Awe Awe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Awed} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Awing}.] To strike with fear and reverence; to inspire with awe; to control by inspiring dread. [1913 Webster] That same eye whose bend doth awe the world. Shak. [1913 Webster] His solemn… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Awing — Awe Awe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Awed} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Awing}.] To strike with fear and reverence; to inspire with awe; to control by inspiring dread. [1913 Webster] That same eye whose bend doth awe the world. Shak. [1913 Webster] His solemn… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 respect — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I v. t. heed, regard; relate to, refer to. n. esteem; feature, particular; (pl.) compliments. See respect, relation, courtesy. II High esteem Nouns 1. respect, regard, consideration, courtesy, attention …

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  • 20 Apollo 11 Goodwill Messages — The Apollo 11 Goodwill Messages [ [http://history.nasa.gov/ap11 35ann/goodwill messages.html Apollo 11 Goodwill Messages at NASA] ] are statements from leaders of 73 countries around the world on a disc about the size of a 50 cent piece made of… …

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