awed awed  /ˈɔd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence
  2. (adj) having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dread

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The house, more than one awed witness noted, was immaculate, tidier even than before the victims had moved in.
  2. Its power awed the explorers, but now the great bear is running out of what it needs to live: big wilderness The Fight over Big Muddy's Flow The Missouri River today.
  3. Those wealthy few who could travel to Europe usually returned less awed by its citizens.

News

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    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Even with World Cup and European Championship titles behind him, Spain's midfielder Andres Iniesta is still over-awed by the chance to play in Brazil.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Connecticut Post

  2. Andres Iniesta awed by chance to play in Brazil

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Even with World Cup and European Championship titles behind him, Spain's midfielder Andres Iniesta is still over-awed by the chance to play in Brazil.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Daily Jeffersonian

  3. Billups wins Teammate of the Year Award; Battier second

    Heat's Battier receives most first-place votes, finishes second Chauncey Billups considers himself an NBA historian, but the veteran Los Angeles Clippers guard admitted while receiving the league's inaugural Jack Twyman-Maurice Stokes Teammate of the Year Award on Sunday he was awed recently learning the details of the story that inspired the introduction of the trophy.        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "No matter how many times I see it, I'm constantly amazed and awed by the human sprit and the spirit of compassion that characterizes our state," Daniels said.
    on Jun 6, 2008 By: Mitch Daniels Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We are awed by the grace he showed even to those who would have killed him. We are thankful for the sacrifice he gave for the sins of humanity. And we glory in the promise of redemption in the resurrection," Obama said in remarks before the...
    on Apr 6, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Associated Baptist Press

  3. "All of us have been inspired by Senator Obama's candidacy," Shaheen said in prepared remarks. "I stand here so proud of our party, so proud of our country, so awed by the journey our nation has taken to arrive at this moment. But our...
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Jeanne Shaheen Source: Rocky Mountain News

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