awed


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Synonyms for awed

Synonyms for awed

inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence

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having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dread

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I saw the vague figures of the watch grouped in the waist, gazing in awed silence.
It had such large windows --CROISEES that opened like doors, with such broad, clear panes of glass; such a great looking-glass stood on my dressing-table --such a fine mirror glittered over the mantelpiece--the painted floor looked so clean and glossy; when I had dressed and was descending the stairs, the broad marble steps almost awed me, and so did the lofty hall into which they conducted.
As soon as Mehevi noticed the effect the intelligence had produced upon me, and the impatience I betrayed to reach the sea, his countenance assumed that inflexible rigidity of expression which had so awed me on the afternoon of our arrival at the house of Marheyo.
She was disheartened by Lady Bertram's silence, awed by Sir Thomas's grave looks, and quite overcome by Mrs.
It was the first time that I had heard her speak so of De Griers: consequently, I was momentarily awed into silence by this expression of resentment.
Many people mistake the shy man's timidity for overbearing arrogance and are awed and insulted by it.
If he could have got her in his arms again he might have swept away her arguments; but she still held him at a distance by something inscrutably aloof in her look and attitude, and by his own awed sense of her sincerity.