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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “awe”

awe

noun [U]     /ɔː/ US  /ɑː/
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。
Showing respect and admiration
(Definition of awe noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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