Definition of AWFUL

Adjective : AWFUL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) offensive or even (of persons) malicious; "in a nasty mood"; "a nasty accident"; "a nasty shock"; "a nasty smell"; "a nasty trick to pull"; "Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound ;

  • 4. (

    ) inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence; "awed by the silence"; "awful worshippers with bowed heads" ;

  • 6. (

    ) inspiring awe or admiration or wonder; "New York is an amazing city"; "the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight"; "the awesome complexity of the universe"; "this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath"- Melville; "Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent" ;

Adverb : AWFUL

Source: WordNet 3.1

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