- ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ nAn awesome person or thing is very impressive and often frightening.
The church in Ireland has always exercised an awesome power.
...the awesome responsibility of sending men into combat.Derived words:awesomely ADV usu ADV adj
It was quiet in the streets, awesomely quiet.
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