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synonyms for awfulness

  • atrocity
  • dreadfulness
  • frightfulness
  • ghastliness
  • gruesomeness
  • horridness
  • monstrosity
  • rankness
  • repulsiveness
  • egregiousness
  • flagrance
  • flagrancy
  • flagrantness
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How to use awfulness in a sentence

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.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
He has never believed, save when driven mad by the barbarians, in the mysterious awfulness of our far-away God.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
Earth has been spared the awfulness—(without destruction)—and has missed the glory of such a storm as this.
UNVEILING A PARALLELALICE 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 ONEJACK LONDON
To some the gigantic awfulness of this huge and mysterious world of stone is more impressive than its beauty or its majesty.
THE CAMP FIRE GIRLS AT THE END OF THE TRAILMARGARET VANDERCOOK
They gave me more room in the bed forthwith, and then the elder sat up and expressed his sense of my awfulness.
TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
The fragrance of lilacs was always hereafter to bring back the awfulness of this waking moment.
DAVID DUNNEBELLE KANARIS MANIATES
She was somewhat in a daze, and also over-excited by the awfulness of the situation.
THE VANISHING OF BETTY VARIANCAROLYN WELLS
Even so late as the Napoleonic wars its awfulness was blended with beauty.
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WORDS RELATED TO AWFULNESS

  • atrocity
  • awfulness
  • dreadfulness
  • egregiousness
  • flagrance
  • flagrancy
  • flagrantness
  • frightfulness
  • ghastliness
  • gruesomeness
  • horridness
  • monstrosity
  • rankness
  • repulsiveness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.