Simple Definition of awesome
: causing feelings of fear and wonder : causing feelings of awe
: extremely good
Examples of awesome in a sentence
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.
First Known Use of awesome
AWESOME Defined for Kids
Definition of awesome for Students
1 : causing a feeling of respect, fear, and wonder <an awesome view of the canyon> <He … tried not to think of the awesome task that lay ahead of him. — Louis Sachar, Holes>
2 : extremely good <He made an awesome catch.>
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