- [U]敬畏; 惊惧 feelings of respect and slight fear; feelings of being very impressed by sth/sb
- vt. 使敬畏; 使惊惧 (formal)to fill sb with awe
an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration;
"he stared over the edge with a feeling of awe"
a feeling of profound respect for someone or something;
"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"
inspire awe in;
"The famous professor awed the undergraduates"
- The children stared at the teacher with awe.
- We all listened to the venerable scholar with awe.
- An unsought pathos came hand in hand with awe.
- No difficulty could awe these young men.
- The silence awed the boy.
- Deep awe fell up on them all.
- We feel awe when we stand near vast mountains.
- The big tree is so imposing that it inspires awe.
- The vast mountains inspired awe in us.
- The approaching tornado struck awe in our hearts.
- He gazed upon her in awe.
- The child stared at him in silent awe.
- They gazed in awe at their hero.
- Our boss is held in awe by everyone at work.
- He held priests in awe, and could not bring himself to confess his sins to them.
- I've always held pianists in awe, because I'd like to have become one myself.
- My brother was much older and cleverer than me so I always hold him in awe.
- As a young girl I was very much in awe of my father.
- He seems slightly in awe of his wife.
- He is totally in awe of his father.
- While Diana was in awe of her grandfather, she adored her grandmother.
- I am quite in awe of brain surgeons.
- He always stood in awe of his father.
- They rather stand in awe of Charles.
- I lived in awe of my father until I was at least fifteen.
- Savages often live in awe of nature.
- They boy looked in awe upon the king.
- We looked in awe upon the queen.
- An expression of awe animated their faces.
- He speaks of her with awe.
- She was struck with awe at the dreadful sight.
- The place has always inspired me with awe and wonder.
- The pyramid filled us with awe.
- Her first view of the pyramids filled her with awe.
- The sight of Father Christmas filled the children with awe.
- The sight of Notre dame Cathedral filled the tourists with awe.
- The book is worth our awe.
- The profound silence awed everyone.
- Her paintings have awed and amazed the public for half a century.
- I was awed but not frightened by the huge gorilla.
- They were awed by him and looked at each other in uneasy admiration.
- They were still awed by the incomprehensible power of the hurricane.
- They were awed into silence by the sternness of her voice.
- They were awed into silence by the enormous ancient buildings.
- The audience was awed into silence by her stunning performance.
- Awed at the summons, they came within a few minutes.
- She seemed awed by the presence of so many famous people.
- We sat in awed silence.
- rouse awe in sb 使某人感到敬畏
His voice Shook the delinquent with such fits of awe.出自： W. Cowper
- awe, reverence
- awe指在高于自己的人面前产生畏惧或敬畏; reverence含有明显的承认或某物的不可侵犯的意思。
- ☆ 1200年左右进入英语，直接源自古北欧语的agi，意为恐慌，惊惶。
- dread 惧怕
- respect 尊敬
- reverence 敬畏
- surprise 惊奇
- astonishment 惊讶
- terror 恐怖
- fright 惊骇
- fear 担心
- wonder 惊奇
- veneration 崇敬
- admiration 钦佩
- amazement 惊愕
- wonderment 惊奇
- esteem 尊敬
- trepidation 恐惧
- fearfulness 可怕
- frighten 使惊吓
- terrify 使害怕
- panic 惊慌
- worship 崇拜
- alarm 警报
- shock 震惊
- aweless adj. 大胆的，无畏的