feelings of respect and slight fear; feelings of being very impressed by sth/sb
(formal)to fill sb with awe
"he stared over the edge with a feeling of awe"
"the fear of God"
"the Chinese reverence for the dead"
"the French treat food with gentle reverence"
"his respect for the law bordered on veneration"
"The famous professor awed the undergraduates"
His voice Shook the delinquent with such fits of awe.
出自： W. Cowper