Origin of awesome
Examples from the Web for awesomely
Most of them awesomely feature some sort of musical performance.
Or is he a captive of his own limitations, a smart, seasoned, and awesomely uninspiring politician?Mitt Romney Faces High Stakes in NBC Debate With Surging Newt Gingrich|Howard Kurtz|January 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They are, awesomely, still together, both on DVD and nearly every night, for hours at a time.
The acid—if that was what the red stuff was—was awesomely powerful, at least with inorganic substances.The Raid on the Termites|Paul Ernst
Awesomely it sounded at the touch of the god, while he sang sweetly to its note.Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica|Homer and Hesiod
In the all too near distance, awesomely vast and ruddy columns of fire rose and fell with monotonous regularity.Vulcan's Workshop|Harl Vincent
"We will all have to die too," she said, awesomely to herself, her eyes traveling about the circle of faces.Saturday's Child|Kathleen Norris
A breeze fluttered sash ends and tugged at cloaks, otherwise the assembly was motionless and awesomely quiet.Plague Ship|Andre Norton
1590s, "profoundly reverential," from awe (n.) + -some (1). Meaning "inspiring awe" is from 1670s; weakened colloquial sense of "impressive, very good" is recorded by 1961 and was in vogue from after c.1980. Related: Awesomely; awesomeness.