âaweâ + â-someâ
IPA|/ËÉËsÉm/, SAMPA|/"O:[email protected]/
- context|somewhat|dated|or|formal Causing awe or terror; inspiring wonder or excitement.
#: The waterfall in the middle of the rainforest was an awesome sight.
#: The tsunami was awesome in its destructive power.
- colloquial excellent|Excellent, exciting, remarkable.
#: That was awesome!, That's awesome!!
#: Awesome, dude!
The oldest meaning of "awesome" is "something which inspires awe", but the word is also a common slang expression in English. As the original meaning of awesome has become somewhat antiquated in general use, the term awe-inspiring is now generally used for the same meaning.
trans-top|Causing awe or terror
Armenian: Õ¡Õ°Õ¥Õ² (ahegh)
Armenian: Õ°Õ«Õ¡Õ¶Õ¡Õ¬Õ« (hianali)