Synonyms for awe

Synonyms for (noun) awe

Synonyms: awe

Definition: an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration

Usage: he stared over the edge with a feeling of awe

Similar words: admiration, wonder, wonderment

Definition: the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising

Synonyms: fear, veneration, reverence, awe

Definition: a feeling of profound respect for someone or something

Usage: the fear of God; the Chinese reverence for the dead; the French treat food with gentle reverence; his respect for the law bordered on veneration

Similar words: emotion

Definition: any strong feeling

Synonyms for (verb) awe

Synonyms: awe

Definition: inspire awe in

Usage: The famous professor awed the undergraduates

Similar words: affright, fright, frighten, scare

Definition: cause fear in

Usage: The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me; Ghosts could never affright her

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