awe-inspiring

[ aw-in-spahyuh r-ing ]
/ ˈɔ ɪnˌspaɪər ɪŋ /

adjective

causing awe; spectacular; magnificent: an awe-inspiring cathedral; an awe-inspiring sunset.

Nearby words

  1. away goal,
  2. away-going crop,
  3. awayday,
  4. awb,
  5. awe,
  6. awe-struck,
  7. aweary,
  8. aweather,
  9. awed,
  10. awedly

Origin of awe-inspiring

First recorded in 1805–15

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British Dictionary definitions for awe-inspiring

awe-inspiring

adjective

causing or worthy of admiration or respect; amazing or magnificent
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