Definition of awed in English:

awed

adjective

  • Filled with awe or wonder.

    ‘he spoke in a hushed, awed whisper’
    ‘I watched her in awed silence’
    • ‘She glanced at her mother who was staring at her with an awed expression on her face.’
    • ‘At the beach a mile later, after two deer in a patch of scrub oak bring the hikers to an awed standstill, the teachers present the day's lessons.’
    • ‘Even Queen Elizabeth II's personal jewel collection has been incredibly well-documented for the benefit of the awed public.’
    • ‘There was an brief, awed silence before the audience decided it was safe to laugh.’
    • ‘By 1967 the cable car had reached the peak, giving awed tourists a view that only a few hardy mountaineers had ever seen.’
    • ‘There was a long, awed silence.’
    • ‘It was in this awed state that we very nearly bypassed the very pinnacle of ancient Roman architecture: The Colosseum.’
    • ‘Darcy glanced at the awed expressions around him with impatience.’
    • ‘To awed churchgoers, the multicoloured windows telling the stories of the Gospels in glowing light must have been as captivating as a modern movie.’
    • ‘Separate fields show electric trains rumbling over rails, waved on by awed peasant girls.’

Pronunciation:

awed

/ɔːd/