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Awful — synonyms, definition
1. awful (a) archaic, N. Amer
alarming ambivalent appalling ashamed awesome contrite dire disastrous dreadful evil fearful formidable frightful full of remorse ghastly grim grisly guilty horrendous horrible • • •
2. awful (Adjective) archaic, N. Amer
abominable amazing atrocious awe-inspiring awed awing breathtaking direful dread dreaded fearsome frightening horrific nasty painful unspeakable
awful (Adjective) — Exceptionally bad or displeasing.
ex. "an awful voice"
awful (Adjective) — Causing fear, dread or terror.
ex. "the awful war" ex. "an awful risk"
awful (Adjective) — Offensive or even (of persons) malicious.
awful (Adjective) — Inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence.
ex. "awful worshippers with bowed heads"
awful (Adjective) — Extreme in degree, extent, amount or impact.
awful (Adjective) — Inspiring awe, admiration or wonder.
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3. awful (Adverb) archaic, N. Amer
appallingly awfully execrably frightfully terribly
awful (Adverb) — Used as an intensifier.
ex. "I'm awful sorry"