- Dread; great fear mingled with respect. - The emotion inspired by something dreadful and sublime; an
undefined sense of the dreadful and the sublime; reverential fear, or
solemn wonder; profound reverence.
2 . Awe
[ v. t.]
- To strike with fear and reverence; to inspire with awe; to
control by inspiring dread.
Meaning of 'awe' (Princeton's WordNet)
1 . awe
Meaning (1): - an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration
Example in sentence:
he stared over the edge with a feeling of awe
Meaning (2): - a feeling of profound respect for someone or something