Synonyms for awesome

Grammar : Adj
Spell : aw-suh m
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɔ səm

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Définition of awesome

Origin :
  • 1590s, "profoundly reverential," from awe (n.) + -some (1). Meaning "inspiring awe" is from 1670s; weakened colloquial sense of "impressive, very good" is recorded by 1961 and was in vogue from after c.1980. Related: Awesomely; awesomeness.
  • adj amazing
Example sentences :
  • He faced them, a tall, awesome figure in his long, full dressing-gown.
  • Extract from : « The Night Riders » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • So awesome was it that I do not wonder we went a considerable way in silence.
  • Extract from : « The House Under the Sea » by Sir Max Pemberton
  • Oh, I do not see how anything can be so grand, so awesome as this!
  • Extract from : « Out of the Depths » by Robert Ames Bennet
  • He worked with mad haste, and there was an awesome, insane glare in his eyes.
  • Extract from : « Frank Merriwell Down South » by Burt L. Standish
  • There seemed to be a weird and awesome significance in the scene.
  • Extract from : « Peak and Prairie » by Anna Fuller
  • There came a vision—a thing uncertain and awesome, and he sat humbled before it.
  • Extract from : « Erik Dorn » by Ben Hecht
  • There was the awesome efficiency of wolfsbane with its deadly store of aconite.
  • Extract from : « The Status Civilization » by Robert Sheckley
  • Like a little world in the vastness of this awesome void, we hung poised.
  • Extract from : « Wandl the Invader » by Raymond King Cummings
  • It was an awesome sound, like a man strangling to death in chicken-fat.
  • Extract from : « Out Like a Light » by Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Into his mind, involuntarily, came the awesome Scotch word “fey.”
  • Extract from : « The Mistress of Shenstone » by Florence L. Barclay

Antonyms for awesome

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