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awesome (AW suhm) (adjective), more awesome, most awesome
1. Descriptive of something or someone or an action as amazing, beyond the realm of the ordinary, astonishing: The snowstorm was an awesome sight in the afternoon.

Awesome refers to something which is so impressive or overwhelming that it inspires a strong feeling of admiration or fear.

Hans had an awesome task to complete on his job.

That erupting volcano was an awesome sight during Daniella's trip.

2. Many young people use awesome in an informal way to refer to something which is "extremely good", "excellent", "super", "great", or "outstanding": Vance and Alanna thought the movie was totally awesome.

Ernie was told that he did an awesome job with the story that he wrote.

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