What is the pronunciation of awful?
English definition of “awful”
A2 extremely bad or unpleasant: He suffered awful injuries in the crash. We had awful weather. She's got an awful boss. What an awful thing to say! Would life be so awful without a car? The food was awful. She'd been ill and she looked awful.Not of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for badSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
B2 [before noun] very great: I don't know an awful lot (= very much) about art, but I'm learning. Fortunately it won't make an awful lot of difference if I don't pass the test. It was an awful risk to take.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
awfulness › You can't appreciate the true/sheer awfulness of war until you've actually experienced it.Not of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for badSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad