awe · noun U /ɔː/Full view
C2 a feeling of great respect and sometimes fear
Dictionary example:

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

Learner example:

As a child growing up, the presence of my grandmother filled me with awe. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Greek)

be in awe of sb
C2 to feel great respect for and sometimes fear of someone
Dictionary example:

As children we were rather in awe of our grandfather.

Learner example:

As I was the eldest of [the] siblings, they used to respect all my orders and [even] now, they are a bit in awe of me. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Polish)

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