Adjective(1) exceptionally bad or displeasing(2) causing fear or dread or terror(3) offensive or even (of persons(4) inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence(5) extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact(6) inspiring awe or admiration or wonder
Adverb(1) used as intensifiers
(1) Vinton still hovered over his wounded sister and felt extremely awful for shooting her.(2) I am human because I feel pain when I hear or read about these awful crimes, the perpetrators don't give a damn.(3) Not every bad thing that happens, not even every awful , horrific thing, is necessarily traumatic.(4) You committed some bloody awful crimes, I mean you burst into banks, you held guns to people's heads, you threatened them, you assaulted them.(5) Most made-for-TV animation is pretty bad, with uneven animation, awful scripts, and poor execution.(6) I was rebounding and using an expanse of dates to distract my attention from how awful I really felt.(7) She finished this awful speech and looked at me triumphantly.(8) Oh god, he looked awful he looked so weak and well, depressed.(9) Not only does it look awful but it smells dreadful.(10) Is it just that the war isn't just, so that even small numbers of deaths in the war are awful atrocities?(11) Retaining so much creative advice from when I quit my terrible, awful job two months ago, we were able to draft his resignation letter in no time.(12) The Boy and I were supposed to visit him this afternoon but I woke up sick and had to stay home, and now I feel awful for not going to see him.(13) She felt altogether awful and wondered if the stress of her life had something to do with her physical sickness.(14) And it seemed to me that what he was trying to do was to link this dreadful, awful terrorist attack on the World Trade Center to his view of what was going on in the Middle East.(15) It was awful , and it cheapened the brand, if a brand existed.(16) And so, as the film ended, I couldn't work out why what I watched seemed to be a well directed, interesting film, choked by awful dialogue and poor plotting.
(1) an awful lot :: en frygtelig masse
(2) god-awful :: møgelendige
1. disgusting ::
2. terrible ::
3. serious ::
4. ill ::
5. remorseful ::
6. awe-inspiring ::
7. frightful ::
8. nasty ::
9. awed ::
10. fearsome ::
11. abominable ::
1. innocuous ::
2. inoffensive ::
awful, awfully, awfulness
Word Example from TV Shows
The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.
Your father has proved to be
an AWFUL traitor, dear.
Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 8
Does that make me AWFUL?
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 7
That sounds AWFUL.
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 18
Oh, my gosh, that's AWFUL.
Did the other kids make fun of you?
The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 1
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 23
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