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synonyms for awfulness

On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to awfulness, such as: atrocity, dreadfulness, frightfulness, ghastliness, gruesomeness, and horridness.

How to use awfulness in a sentence

  • He spoke with Olivia Cole about the recent British election, his take on the sexual revolution, and the awfulness of the press.

  • The awfulness of the situation forced itself upon him, and bitterly he blamed  himself.

    The Fifth String   | John Philip Sousa
  • To lessen the awfulness of the proceeding, it was arranged that one of the elder sisters should join him in his lessons.

  • He has never believed, save when driven mad by the barbarians, in the mysterious awfulness of our far-away God.

  • Earth has been spared the awfulness—(without destruction)—and has missed the glory of such a storm as this.

    Unveiling a Parallel | Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Marchant
  • At the last, with due emphasis, of solemnity and awfulness, he had killed a young pig with his shot-gun and promptly fainted.

    The Red One | Jack London

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