awesomeness

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noun awe·some·ness \ ˈȯ-səm-nəs \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of awesomeness

:an awesome quality, character, or nature: such as
a :a quality that inspires awe
  • grasping the awesomeness of her responsibilities
  • … against the southern stars she saw a human form that isolated and lone appeared to her immense: the shape of a giant outlined amongst the constellations. As it approached her it shrank to common proportions … lost its awesomeness, and became menacing in its ominous and silent advance.
  • —Joseph Conrad
  • What seems to be missing, instead, is a large enough screen to show the awesomeness of the open skies and a large enough budget to show the awesomeness of aerial combat.
  • —Norman Cousins
b informal :an extremely or amazingly good or impressive quality
  • … is only 19—a girl given to bursting into the theme song from The Wonder Years during conversations and rhapsodizing about … the "awesomeness" of brown sugar …
  • —Matt Tyrnauer
  • The rapper's followup to 2016 critical darling and commercial smash-hit, To Pimp A Butterfly, consists of 14 tracks of pure Kendrick awesomeness.
  • —Carolyn L. Todd
  • "I did want to congratulate you all on this phenomenal new development. I think it's a crucial new step for the Circle and will mean a great deal to our overall awesomeness."
  • —Dave Eggers

First Known Use of awesomeness

1850


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