Translation of "awe" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ U ] uk us /ɔː/ US  /ɑː/

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。

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