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awesome

adjective awe·some \ˈ-səm\

: causing feelings of fear and wonder : causing feelings of awe

: extremely good

Full Definition of AWESOME

1
:  expressive of awe <awesome tribute>
2
a :  inspiring awe <an awesome task>
b :  terrific, extraordinary <had an awesome time>
awe·some·ly adverb
awe·some·ness noun
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Examples of AWESOME

  1. the awesome sight of an erupting volcano
  2. It was an awesome responsibility.
  3. We had an awesome task ahead of us.
  4. We had an awesome time at the concert.
  5. You did an awesome job on that project.
  6. The movie was totally awesome.

First Known Use of AWESOME

1598
AWESOMELY Defined for Kids

awesome

adjective awe·some \ˈ-səm\

Definition of AWESOME for Kids

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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