Awesome definitions

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Inspiring awe.

An awesome thunderstorm.

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Expressing awe.

Stood in awesome silence before the ancient ruins.

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Inspiring awe.
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Remarkable; outstanding.
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Showing awe.
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Wonderful; impressive; excellent.
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The definition of awesome is something that is wonderful, impressive and sometimes frightening.

The sight of a huge, destructive tornado is an example of something that is awesome.

A play that you really like is awesome.

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Causing awe or terror; inspiring wonder or excitement.

The waterfall in the middle of the rainforest was an awesome sight.

The tsunami was awesome in its destructive power.

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(colloquial) Excellent, exciting, remarkable.

That was awesome!

Awesome, dude!

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(Internet slang) The quality, state, or essence of being awesome or cool; awesomeness.
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Origin of awesome

Early Modern English 1590-1600, from awe +‎ -some. Compare Old English eġeful (“fearful, inspiring awe”).