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Awed appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • To lay aside, wait a sec: "Ivan, in a vice sat I, awed!" I say a lot.
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Definition of the adjective awed

What does awed mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence
    • example: awed by the silence
    • synonym of awed: awful
    • similar: reverent
  2. having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dread

Alternative definition of the adjective awed


  1. Filled with awe.
  2. Having or showing awe.

Definition of the verb awed

What does awed mean as a doing word?


  1. past of awe

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict (2008)

Otto noticed that anyone who felt in contact with whatever was apprehended as sacred was awed by it. This contact evokes awe in many forms such as fear, reverence, and submission. However, where such reactions might seem to scare ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Hindūstānī and English, and English and Hindūstānī (1849)

The Latter Being Entirely New by John Shakespear

To crouch, sculk, be awed, lie in ambush, lurk, to set (a dog), twinkle, ul--97 &e **) \, dabak-ānā, jūnā, ...

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I remember being awed by it - the uniqueness and nicety of style - and I suspect I was a bit jealous because we were more or less of the same generation. (George Plimpton)
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Scrabble value of A1W4E1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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