causing or inducing awe; inspiring an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, or fear: an awesome sight.
exhibiting or marked by awe; showing reverence, admiration, or fear.
Slang. very impressive: That new white convertible is totally awesome.
- awe·some·ly, adverb
- awe·some·ness, noun
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How to use awesome in a sentence
The pandemic has led me to go on a lot more outdoorsy dates, which is awesome.
It was an awesome one-day conference where we were able to see presentations from various Googlers about what they were working on across Search.Quest for more coverage: Making a case for larger exports from Google Search Console’s Coverage reporting | Glenn Gabe | February 9, 2021 | Search Engine Land
For me, it was a little bit scary, but this is a really awesome community.
His parents pick her up from preschool once a week to give the mom a break and get to know this awesome little girl.Carolyn Hax: Her son isn’t there for his child, but she can still be a good grandma | Carolyn Hax | February 4, 2021 | Washington Post
“Every main character deserves an awesome sidekick,” said StVil about the rodent with a big personality.Author’s immigrant story inspires debut novel for kids | Mary Quattlebaum | February 2, 2021 | Washington Post
We see Peck's character change and at the same time we see the awesome size of the forces he's up against.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Our awesome booking agency, High Road Touring, takes a commission for booking the tour.
Emergent procedures provide their benefit right away and have the awesome potential to rescue a patient from the brink of death.
He pitched it to me and I was like, man that sounds awesome.Michael B. Jordan: Playing a Black Superhero in 'Fantastic Four' Is a 'Huge Responsibility' | Kevin Fallon | September 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And they were so funny and awesome that I thought, “I want to do that.”'So You Think You Can Dance' Winner Ricky Ubeda Is Adorable, and Tired | Kevin Fallon | September 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The sudden pall of darkness in this strange house of mystery was just a tiny bit awesome.The Boarded-Up House | Augusta Huiell Seaman
There was the awesome efficiency of wolfsbane with its deadly store of aconite.The Status Civilization | Robert Sheckley
It would need awesome circumstances indeed to send a modern Vice-Chancellor through the night to inquire of an astrologer.The Age of Erasmus | P. S. Allen
This weird conception of those awesome saints I had gained out of the books of the scholastics and church fathers.Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians | Martin Luther
Then an awesome silence ensued, broken only by the bold chirp of an unabashed robin successfully hunting worms in the grass-plot.And So They Were Married | Florence Morse Kingsley
British Dictionary definitions for awesome
inspiring or displaying awe
slang excellent or outstanding
- awesomely, adverb
- awesomeness, noun
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