Awesome - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːsəm|  American pronunciation of the word awesome
Brit.  |ˈɔːs(ə)m|  British pronunciation of the word awesome

adjective

- inspiring awe or admiration or wonder(syn: amazing, awe-inspiring, awful, awing)

the awesome complexity of the universe

Examples

the awesome sight of an erupting volcano

It was an awesome responsibility.

We had an awesome task ahead of us.

We had an awesome time at the concert.

You did an awesome job on that project.

The movie was totally awesome.

Their last concert was really awesome.

the awesome sweep of the scenery

That was awesome!

the awesome complexity of the universe

...the blue whale is a huge, even awesome animal by any measure...

...the ease with which he can hold a ballerina aloft with one hand is awesome...

...the amplitude of Thomas Jefferson's interests—government, architecture, agriculture, science, philosophy—is truly awesome...

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