English - Vietnamese Dictionary
awe /ɔ:/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự sợ hãi, nỗi kinh sợ
- to stand in awe of somebody: kinh sợ ai
- to keep (hold) somebody in awe: làm cho ai kinh sợ
- to be struck with awe: sợ hãi
awes|awed|awingɔːAdvanced English Dictionary
+an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration
+a profound emotion inspired by a deity
+inspire awe in
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
+ noun [U] feelings of respect and slight fear; feelings of being very impressed by sth/sb: awe and respect + awe and wonder + He speaks of her with awe. + 'It's magnificent,' she whispered in awe.
Idioms: be / stand in awe of sb/sth to admire sb/sth and be slightly frightened of them/it: While Diana was in awe of her grandfather, she adored her grandmother.
+ verb [VN] [usually passive] (formal) to fill sb with awe: She seemed awed by the presence of so many famous people.
awed adjective: We watched in awed silence.
VERB + AWE
be/stand in, hold sb in
Most people hold him in some awe.
| feel | inspire
Everest has always inspired awe and respect among climbers.
We gazed in awe at the massive building.
| ~ at
What I mostly felt was awe at her achievement.
a sense of awe
They experienced a tremendous sense of awe in the cathedral.
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