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

敬畏;惊奇,惊叹
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

使敬畏;使畏惧
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)