extremely dreadful or shocking: What a God-awful thing to say!
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How to use God-awful in a sentence
You're writing about how much of a god awful monster Cole is and the hell he put me and countless others lives through?
In America, we reserve our God-given right to be God-awful wrong.
It's so God-awful loud in here you have to shout to be heard.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou | John Ed Bradley | April 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At least we had four or five months to shut down, unlike the god awful case with Solyndra, which had to just lock its doors.
The fiscal situation of the United States is “God-awful,” he said.
“And the way he can cuss is simply God-awful,” Big Bill testified.The Red One | Jack London
Don't suppose so; there can't be anything alive in this God-awful wilderness.Astounding Stories, February, 1931 | Various
Some of my friends who have seen the letter think that he says it is 'a God-awful book.'Seeing Things at Night | Heywood Broun
Deggi Delcamp's a big bruiser, with a God-awful lot of stuff.The Galaxy Primes | Edward Elmer Smith
She felt that she was in direct communication with God—awful thought!The Promised Land | Mary Antin