Aw"ful*ness, n.


The quality of striking with awe, or with reverence; dreadfulness; solemnity; as, the awfulness of this sacred place.

The awfulness of grandeur. Johnson.


The state of being struck with awe; a spirit of solemnity; profound reverence.


Producing in us reverence and awfulness. Jer. Taylor.


© Webster 1913.

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