Translation of "awe" - English-Traditional 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;驚奇,驚嘆
I've always held musicians in awe. 我對音樂家們總是肅然起敬。
As children we were rather in awe of our grandfather. 小時候,我們對祖父非常敬畏。
You can't help but stand in awe of (= respect greatly and fear slightly) powerful people. 在權勢人物面前,你不由自主會畢恭畢敬。

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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;使畏懼
I was awed but not frightened by the huge gorilla. 那隻碩大無比的大猩猩讓我驚嘆不已,但是我並不怕它。
Her paintings have awed and amazed the public for half a century. 半個世紀以來,她的畫作一直令公眾嘆服。
The audience was awed into silence by her stunning performance. 她的出色表演令觀眾嘆為觀止,大家都屏氣凝神地欣賞。

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