Definition of Awe-inspiring

1. Adjective. Inspiring awe or admiration or wonder. "Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent"

Exact synonyms: Amazing, Awesome, Awful, Awing
Similar to: Impressive



Definition of Awe-inspiring

1. Adjective. Inspiring awe; awesome. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of awe-inspire) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Awe-inspiring

away teams
away with the fairies
awayday
awaydays
awayes
awayness
awaynesses
aways
awayward
awdl
awdls
awe
awe-inspire
awe-inspired
awe-inspires
awe-inspiring (current term)
awe-stricken
awe-struck
awearied
aweary
aweather
awed
awedness
awee
aweel
aweful
aweigh
aweing
aweless
awelessness

Literary usage of Awe-inspiring

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... or Derbyshire into a part of Ireland. south, where the coast-line is tamer and the country more pastoral than wild and awe-inspiring. ..."

2. The Voyage of the 'Discovery' by Robert Falcon Scott (1905)
"... Summit—The Upper Glacier—A Week in Camp —We Break Away and Reach the Summit—Hard Conditions—Patty Divided—Eight Days Onward—An awe-inspiring Plain—We ..."

3. Gold Fields of the Klondike: And the Wonders of Alaska by Ernest Ingersoll (1897)
"... I ^ 'i ; 1 CHAPTER ALASKAS SILENT Auroral Display During August—Awe-Inspiring —The Most Famous Mirage Anywhere t«-> ..."

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