Translation of "awe" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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awenoun [ U ]

uk /ɔː/ us /ɑː/

C2 a feeling of great respect sometimes mixed with fear or surprise

I've always held musicians in awe. 我对音乐家们总是肃然起敬。
As children we were rather in awe of our grandfather. 小的时候,我们对祖父非常敬畏。
You can't help but stand in awe of (= respect greatly and fear slightly) powerful people. 在权势人物面前,你不由自主会毕恭毕敬。

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aweverb [ T ]

uk /ɔː/ us /ɑː/ past tense and past participle UK aweing or US awing

to cause someone to feel awe

I was awed but not frightened by the huge gorilla. 那只硕大无比的大猩猩让我惊叹不已,但是我并不怕它。
Her paintings have awed and amazed the public for half a century. 半个世纪以来,她的画作一直令公众叹服。
The audience was awed into silence by her stunning performance. 她的出色表演令观众叹为观止,大家都屏气凝神地欣赏。

(Translation of “awe” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)