—n. 1. an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, fear, etc., produced by that which is grand, sublime, extremely powerful, or the like: in awe of God; in awe of great political figures. 2. Archaic.power to inspire fear or reverence.
3. Obs.fear or dread.
—v.t. 1. to inspire with awe.
2. to influence or restrain by awe.