(a.) Oppressing with fear or horror; appalling; terrible; as, an awful scene.
(a.) Inspiring awe; filling with profound reverence, or with fear and admiration; fitted to inspire reverential fear; profoundly impressive.
(a.) Struck or filled with awe; terror-stricken.
(a.) Worshipful; reverential; law-abiding.
(a.) Frightful; exceedingly bad; great; -- applied intensively; as, an awful bonnet; an awful boaster.
(1) But at the same time I didn't feel like, 'Aw, I'm home!'
(2) It seems like an awfully long way from the ground.” He added: “When I was younger, I dreamed of being an astronaut, but I also wanted to be a policeman or a firebreather.
(3) EEG waves were similar during Aw and Qw but they diminished in amplitude and frequency when passing from these states to Qs, and both parameters increased during As.
(4) In vitro blastogenic responses of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMN) to heterogeneous schistosome-derived antigens (eggs, SEA; adult worms, AW; and cercariae, CERC) were evaluated.
(5) Asked whether the loss of control of the streets was embarrassing, Sir Paul replied: "Well the one thing I would say is that it must have been an awful time for the people trying to go about their daily business in those buildings.
(6) By contrast, storage fungi, especially Aspergillus spp., are able to grow at low water activities (aw, 0.70-0.75) enabling them to initiate grain spoilage.
(7) It was a bit of a nightmare … there wasn't an awful lot I could do."
(8) It’s very, very difficult to feel any optimism about this summit or what it will do for people looking for a safe place for them and their families right at this moment, nor tackle the awful actions of countries who are now thinking, ‘If other countries won’t help take responsibility, then why should we?’ and are now driving back desperate people.
(9) It has been awfully hard-won, carved slowly out of a big block of human agony.
(10) AW: Well, I think a rather terrific movie, actually.
(11) For the AW group the occurrence rate becomes 0.00043 per chromosome per generation for all aberrations and 0.00041 for inversions.
(12) Third, we must do more to strengthen the old principle of contribution: there are lots of people right now who feel they pay an awful lot more in than they ever get back.
(13) "We welcome a consultation, but default filters are awful," said ORG executive director Jim Killock.
(14) All samples are well detected by anti-B from AW, Aend, Ax, Am but none is detected by anti-B from ABx, Cis AB, or by an auto-anti-B.
(15) I even suspect that if Charlotte had truly known what marriage to a man so teeth-gnashingly awful really meant – in a way that no woman without the experience of going out with, let alone sleeping with, someone inappropriate can – she would have made a different choice.
(16) To determine whether the presence of small-intestinal malabsorption is associated with the development of AWS in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients with chronic diarrhea, we retrospectively reviewed the results of D-xylose testing performed in the clinical evaluation of 21 consecutive HIV-infected patients with chronic diarrhea.
(17) The atmospherics between the Athens government and its antagonists, which is now just about every player of importance in the rest of Europe, have been awful for weeks and have got more poisonous as they have neared the crunch.
(18) Cell lines AW 13516 and AW 8507 were derived from poorly differentiated SCC and epidermoid carcinoma of the tongue respectively.
(19) We worked awfully hard for this Premier League status and we don’t want to give it up.” Gylfi Sigurdsson’s 61st-minute strike – his sixth goal in 10 games – settled a scrappy Liberty Stadium contest that failed to spark into life until the Iceland international finished from substitute Leroy Fer’s pass.
(20) 9.27pm BST 67 min: The Argentinian fans are making an awful lot of noise here.
(a.) Easily frightened; timid; timorous.
(a.) Frightful; causing fear.
(1) Dissecting aneurysms--which should be called incomplete internal aortic disease with delamination of the media--remains a fearsome disease in subjects over 50, despite advances in surgery.
(2) Between festivals, Hardee played cameo roles in TV comedies such as Blackadder and The Comic Strip, and ran his own comedy club, the Tunnel, which he had opened at the southern end of the Blackwall Tunnel in 1984; it acquired a fearsome reputation as a graveyard for aspiring standups.
(3) Four cases of angiosarcoma of the breast, including three previously unpublished, form the starting point for a brief descriptive review of this extremely rare but fearsome tumour which accounts for only 0.04 per cent of breast malignancies.
(4) Some tours take tourists to mask shops; we should be taking them to the mask makers, so that they get paid for their work directly.” Facebook Twitter Pinterest A fearsome devil mask Photograph: Alamy The current government, which replaced Rajapaksa’s administration two years ago, has made a commitment to sustainable tourism.
(5) As anyone who has witnessed one of its cake stall scrums knows, the WI has become shorthand for the finest homemade produce: it has a fearsome reputation to protect. "
(6) The further assertion is made that, for Malcolm, his father was suicidogenic; and established this penchant in Malcolm (through his neglect, active rejection, fearsomeness, and his fixed attention to his own writing--Redburn, White Jacket, and Moby Dick) within the first 2 years of Malcolm's life.
(7) In their conclusions the authors emphasize the reliability of echocardiography and the need for an early operation in cases with haemodynamic disorders in order to avoid severe myocardial failure and, if possible, systemic embolism and its fearsome sequelae.
(8) So that's 1-1 on Twitter allez es (that's the plural of allez , obviously): Brando Florente (@BrandoJablan) @guardian_sport @Simon_Burnton come on Nole June 8, 2014 joseph langton (@jnlangton) @guardian_sport @Simon_Burnton come on raffa June 8, 2014 2.24pm BST First set: Djokovic* 2-1 Nadal Djokovic nets a straightforward backhand to go 0-15 down, but an ace, a powerful crosscourt forehand from halfway down the court and then a fearsome, thunderous rally that ends with Nadal slapping a forehand into the net puts him firmly in control of the game.
(9) Ángel suggested the rooftop – the rest of the rooms, he said, were haunted by the fearsome ghosts of monks.
(10) He has also covered an old Scottish folk song, 'Hymn Of The Whale', as well as a fearsome semi-industrial track in the company of the erstwhile drummer from Nine Inch Nails.
(11) And we wanted to make this clear, that we had tried to talk to Kembrah Pfahler, the woman behind the band in question, in case you assumed we were a bunch of wusses who couldn't quite stomach engaging in conversation with this force of nature, this fearsome creature of the night.
(12) Her predecessor, Margaret Hodge, acquired a fearsome reputation for grilling company bosses about their tax affairs .
(13) He's a fearsome creation, a thesaurus of withering insults, with a temperament that can only be measured in degrees of boiling rage.
(14) Even with Gustavo’s remarkable statistics, Brazil’s midfield look vulnerable and far from the fearsome unit who bullied rivals last year, most notably Spain.
(15) The champion made one more defence against the hopelessly outclassed Tom McNeeley before putting his crown on the line against the fearsome Liston at Chicago's Comiskey Park on September 25 1962.
(16) In the weird world of big-league scriptwriting, Marcel became a fearsomely hot property without a single on-screen credit.
(17) Sipaun said he did not understand why the squad – which has a fearsome reputation in PNG and is usually enlisted to protect resources projects in highly volatile regions – was in Manus province.
(18) Knowledge of the cap, the withdrawal method, douches and condoms, complete with gruesomely graphic illustrations, were learned about from a fearsome medical book acquired by my mother.
(19) The trend toward holding pharmaceutical manufacturers responsible for strict product liability, not negligence, is fearsome, since it is not possible to protect oneself against harm which cannot be predicted or prevented.
(20) Arsenal would almost certainly face more fearsome last-16 opponents as runners-up but Wenger's message was clear: focus on the details, play the football that has made them England's best team and keep a key element of the season alive into the new year.