(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.) Fearful; frightful.
(1) "When I burp and pass wind the smell is absolutely horrendous.
(2) That is the question facing Major League Baseball pitchers who are faced with the horrendous looking but protective hat that made its debut this week.
(3) It might seem absurd, but she also fretted about the horrendous poll tax bills received by people she knew, people she knew couldn't pay.
(4) But the way the women who do exist in the film are depicted is horrendous, like, '50s-level sexist.
(5) Making places distinctive may seem “horrendous” at the time.
(6) So far, the public has been fantastic in coming forward with information to help us, but we need you to help us find these men who we believe were involved in this horrendous attack.
(7) Yet, ultimately, the film honours Dengler's good humour, his resilience, his overwhelming desire to live; after describing the many horrendous tortures the Viet Cong inflicted on him, he shrugs and says: "They were always thinking up new things to do to me!"
(8) "We all knew the weather was going to be horrendous, but it feels like the right preparation wasn't in place," said Hawkes.
(9) The horrendous due process violations in the Paghman trial have only worsened the injustices of this terrible crime,” said Phelim Kine of Human Rights Watch.
(10) Given the horrendous cost of relegation, three clubs, believed to be relegated Fulham and Cardiff as well as Norwich, have done so, two in early April and one more recently.
(11) A horrendous blunder by Mertesacker presents the ball to Aluko, who goes around Fabianksi.
(12) FGM is a horrendous practice; the most severe form involves cutting off a girl's clitoris and labia and suturing the remaining tissue together, leaving a small hole for the passage of urine and menstrual blood.
(13) Worse still, the horrendous costs of a libel case mean that losing can result in a legal bill running to over £1m (even if the damages are just £10,000).
(14) "As we have previously stated, FGM is a horrendous practice and a serious violation of internationally recognised human rights.
(15) The parents of Delagrange, who was attacked as she walked home at night on Twickenham Green in 2004, were in court for the verdict, as was Sheedy, who suffered horrendous injuries after Bellfield ran her over near her house in Isleworth, west London .
(16) If she hadn't been able to get legal aid, her two-year-old would have continued living in unsanitary, horrendous conditions."
(17) Coming to the Commons as the face of a bill which is currently being rewritten by other people, the health secretary Andrew Lansley had a horrendous task yesterday.
(18) Leaflets from the electoral commission , which were designed to explain what the reform would mean to every household with meticulous neutrality, ended up making AV look horrendously complex.
(19) He is in a horrendously difficult position and will never get everything right.
(20) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Hilary Benn gives his speech in favour of airstrikes in the House of Commons “The abuse they are getting, the words they are using are just horrendous.