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My students loved the story, awed by its insistence on centering romance amid horror.

A very nice FedEx driver named Jemy Balicanta brought her into my apartment building and to my front door, looking a little confused as to why I seemed so awed by the fact that this package had arrived.

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Regardless, I was awed by the Appalachian topography, the hollows and swimming holes and mountain ridges stacking to the horizon, and the imagery has stuck with me.

We continue to be awed & humbled by the blessings of parenting.

Boston Red Sox slugger and future legend Ted Williams was his wingman for a spell and was awed by Glenn’s coolness under pressure, calling him “the bravest SOB I ever met.”

I was just really awed by those works,” says Kushner, “and decided they were some of my favorite paintings of all time.

But his reaction—awed, comforted, peaceful—is just a confirmation.

I am awed by the resilience of these people whose sexual identities are literally a matter of life and death.

She brings her own tea bags in a neat Ziploc bag, and I am mildly awed at her preparedness and chutzpah.

The couple appeared so awed by the rock that it left them feeling somewhat speechless.

I was rather awed by his imposing appearance, and advanced timidly to the doors, which were of glass, and pulled the bell.

"Looks like some wild beast had attacked him," muttered the old man, in awed tones, as he bent over the lifeless body.

Her tragic attitude, her wondrous beauty, awed the men, and they lowered the guns that had been raised to slay the father.

He felt at once ashamed and awed as he viewed at first hand the unfolding schematic structure.

The crowd parted on either side, silenced and awed by the look of potential purpose in the face of this yesterday's hero.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to awed, such as: astonished, baffled, befuddled, dazed, mystified, and perplexed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.