Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun awe

2 senses of awe

Sense 1
awe -- (an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration; "he stared over the edge with a feeling of awe")
       => wonder, wonderment, admiration -- (the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising)

Sense 2
fear, reverence, awe, veneration -- (a feeling of profound respect for someone or something; "the fear of God"; "the Chinese reverence for the dead"; "the French treat food with gentle reverence"; "his respect for the law bordered on veneration")
       => emotion -- (any strong feeling)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb awe

1 sense of awe

Sense 1
awe -- (inspire awe in; "The famous professor awed the undergraduates")
       => frighten, fright, scare, affright -- (cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her")

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