Aweary to Axis
(A*wea"ry) a. [Pref. a- + weary.] Weary. [Poetic] "I begin to be aweary of thee." Shak.
(A*weath"er) adv. [Pref. a- + weather.] (Naut.) On the weather side, or toward the wind; in
the direction from which the wind blows; opposed to alee; as, helm aweather! Totten.
(A*weigh") adv. [Pref. a- + weigh.] (Naut.) Just drawn out of the ground, and hanging perpendicularly; atrip;
said of the anchor. Totten.
(Awe"less) a. See Awless.
1. Causing awe; appalling; awful; as, an awesome sight. Wright.
2. Expressive of awe or terror.
An awesome glance up at the auld castle.
Sir W. Scott.
(Awe"some*ness), n. The quality of being awesome.
(Awe"-strick`en) a. Awe- struck.
(Awe"-struck`) a. Struck with awe. Milton.
1. Oppressing with fear or horror; appalling; terrible; as, an awful scene. "The hour of Nature's awful
2. Inspiring awe; filling with profound reverence, or with fear and admiration; fitted to inspire reverential
fear; profoundly impressive.
Heaven's awful Monarch.
3. Struck or filled with awe; terror- stricken. [Obs.]
A weak and awful reverence for antiquity.
4. Worshipful; reverential; law-abiding. [Obs.]
Thrust from the company of awful men.
5. Frightful; exceedingly bad; great; applied intensively; as, an awful bonnet; an awful boaster. [Slang]
Syn. See Frightful.
1. In an awful manner; in a manner to fill with terror or awe; fearfully; reverently.
2. Very; excessively. [Slang]
1. The quality of striking with awe, or with reverence; dreadfulness; solemnity; as, the awfulness of this
The awfulness of grandeur.