causing awe; spectacular; magnificent: an awe-inspiring cathedral; an awe-inspiring sunset.
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How to use awe-inspiring in a sentence
John Luther Adams lives up to the title of his composition, capturing an oceanic torrent of sound in an awe-inspiring performance.
This first-person video is mesmerizing, terrifying, and awe-inspiring.Chubby Korean Baby Dance, Goat Riding Guy Riding Bike, and More Viral Videos | The Daily Beast Video | June 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
These awe-inspiring sights—towering mountains, vast deserts, endless skies—will put you back in your place.It’s a Big, Big World: Sights That Make You Feel Small | Lonely Planet | December 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The National Mall is awe-inspiring and filled with free museums and monuments.
This opening, a continuous 13-minute shot in impressive 3D, is one of the most awe-inspiring film sequences in recent memory.Alfonso Cuarón On His Spellbinding Sci-Fi Film ‘Gravity,’ Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney | Marlow Stern | September 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
For they had not pictured to themselves quite such a tall, grave, rather awe-inspiring personage as he seemed at first.Robin Redbreast | Mary Louisa Molesworth
"One of Byrnes's men" was a much more awe-inspiring individual to Gallegher than a member of the Cabinet.Gallegher and Other Stories | Richard Harding Davis
I question whether a spectacle so fantastic and awe-inspiring was ever dealt with, even in the pages of quasi-scientific fiction.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont | Louis de Rougemont
Some were bleak and barren, but none the less grand, impressive, and awe-inspiring.Frank Merriwell's Bravery | Burt L. Standish
At length the great man appeared in his awe-inspiring form, clothed in white satin.Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography. | Solomon Maimon
British Dictionary definitions for awe-inspiring
causing or worthy of admiration or respect; amazing or magnificent
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