Meaning of “awe” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ U ] us uk /ɔː/

a feeling of great respect and sometimes fear:

I was filled with awe at the sheer size of the building.
be in awe of sb

to feel great respect for someone:

As children we were rather in awe of our grandfather.

(Definition of “awe” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)