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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Awesome  \Awe"some\,  a. 
  1.  Causing  awe;  appalling;  awful;  as  an  awesome  sight. 
  --Wright. 
 
  2.  Expressive  of  awe  or  terror. 
 
  An  awesome  glance  up  at  the  auld  castle.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  awesome 
  adj  :  inspiring  awe  or  admiration  or  wonder;  "New  York  is  an 
  amazing  city";  "the  Grand  Canyon  is  an  awe-inspiring 
  sight";  "the  awesome  complexity  of  the  universe";  "this 
  sea,  whose  gently  awful  stirrings  seem  to  speak  of  some 
  hidden  soul  beneath"-  Melville;  "Westminster  Hall's 
  awing  majesty,  so  vast,  so  high,  so  silent"  [syn:  {amazing}, 
  {awe-inspiring},  {awful},  {awing}] 




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