How To Spell awe?

Correct spelling: awe

What does the abbreviation awe mean?

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This graph shows how "awe" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for awe?

  1. I felt their awe – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  2. The fact filled him with a dull, wondering awe – His Sombre Rivals by E. P. Roe
  3. A look of almost awe came into Wesson's face, the look of one who sees a miracle performed before his eyes. – The Gem Collector by P. G. Wodehouse
  4. I think she held the young gentleman in too much awe for a free exercise of the vanity that was in her. – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens
  5. The little girl was evidently accustomed to be listened to, and did not stand in awe of this stranger or any other. – The Golden House by Mrs. Woods Baker
  6. Ah suppose you awe going to be a great awtust? – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  7. I frequently sat with him, though, as I entertained a great awe for my father, I used to feel rather ill at ease, when, as sometimes happened, I found myself alone with him. – Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow
  8. Each man tried it with awe and pride. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  9. The boys, awe struck, bewildered with terror and grief, could only gaze in silence and listen. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  10. Thomas knew his case desperate, and was bent on having something to repeat to the awe struck circle at the Griffin Arms. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman

What are the translations for awe?

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Dutch words for Awe

ontzag, eerbied, bewondering.

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admiration, stupeur, effroi, crainte, terreur, révérence, frayeur, fascination, admiration muette.

German words for Awe

Furcht, Respekt, Scheu, Staunen, Ehrfurcht, Horror.

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respeito, reverência, medo, surpresa, assombro, deslumbramento, estarrecimento.

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respeto, asombro, temor, admiración, deslumbramiento, pavor, terror, espanto, pasmo, anonadamiento, estupor, temor reverencial, sobrecogimiento.

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