Complete Definition of "awful"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-awful.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|ÉËfÉl

Adjective
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  1. Oppressing with fear or horror; appalling; terrible; as, an awful scene.
  2. Inspiring awe; filling with profound reverence, or with fear and admiration; fitted to inspire reverential fear; profoundly impressive.
  3. Struck or filled with awe; terror-stricken.
  4. worshipful|Worshipful; reverential; law-abiding.
  5. frightful|Frightful; exceedingly bad; great; applied intensively; as, an awful bonnet; an awful boaster.

Translations
trans-top|awful
Dutch: vreselijk
Finnish: kauhea, kaamea, hirvittävä, hirveä, pelottava
French: épouvantable, terrible, horrible
Hebrew: ×××× (ayom) m, ××××× (aiuma) f
Japanese: 大å¤ãª (taihen na)
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Portuguese: horrível (1), terrível (5)
Russian: ÑжаÑнÑй
Spanish: horrible, espantoso, terrible
Scots: awfu
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Revision and Credits for"awful"
  • 2008-01-02 08:32 - SemperBlotto - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/75.31.21.24|75.31.21.24]] ([[User_talk:75.31.21.24|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:UllmannBot|UllmannBot]]

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