I was only thinking of our friend's description of his awfulness.
It was only then that he realized the magnitude and awfulness of the task he had undertaken.
Night with its awfulness had come down, and the boys were cut off from everything.
The class sat weighted with the awfulness of the responsibility.
He felt the awfulness of the crisis and the responsibility of his position.
But do not think for an instant that this comprehends in full the awfulness of the scene.
Blue speaks to us of the dead and of the gods, but never of their awfulness.
The next moment, I was almost appalled by the awfulness of our position.
He was touched by this circumstance, and somewhat forgot the awfulness of the indiscretion.
He was there free to exaggerate to himself all the awfulness of his fate.