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  • awful — 1. There are two main stages in the development of this word from its primary meaning (which goes back to the time of King Alfred) of ‘inspiring awe’. First, from about 1800 it came to mean ‘very bad’ (as in awful weather, an awful time); then… …   Modern English usage

  • weather tourist — (WETH.ur; TH as in the) n. A person whose vacation consists of tracking down and observing tornados, hurricanes, and other severe weather phenomena. weather tourism n. Example Citation: Tornado chasing, one form of weather tourism, has… …   New words

  • awful — adj. 1 colloq. a unpleasant or horrible (awful weather). b poor in quality; very bad (has awful writing). c (attrib.) excessive; large ({{}}an awful lot of money). 2 poet. inspiring awe. Derivatives: awfulness n. Etymology: AWE + FUL …   Useful english dictionary

  • awful - awfully — ◊ awful The adjective awful is used in two ways: In conversation, you use it to say that something is very unpleasant or of very poor quality. Isn t the weather awful? Gas smells awful. The road is awful; narrow and bumpy. In writing or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • awful — [[t]ɔ͟ːfʊl[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED If you say that someone or something is awful, you dislike that person or thing or you think that they are not very good. We met and I thought he was awful... I couldn t stand London! Bloody awful place.… …   English dictionary

  • awful — aw|ful1 S1 [ˈo:fəl US ˈo: ] adj 1.) very bad or unpleasant = ↑terrible ▪ The weather was awful. ▪ He is a pretty awful driver. ▪ That fridge smells awful. ▪ The last six months have been awful for her. ▪ I ve stopped believing most of what he… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • awful — 1 adjective 1 very bad or unpleasant: The weather was awful. | a really awful book | These canned apricots taste awful! | I felt awful about not being able to help. 2 (only before noun) spoken used to emphasize how much or how good, bad etc… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • awful — 01. The party was really [awful]; I wish I d stayed home. 02. You re [awfully] quiet today. Is something the matter? 03. There was an [awful] smell of cat waste in the old woman s house. 04. Judy was awake all night, and looked absolutely [awful] …   Grammatical examples in English

  • weather — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ beautiful, excellent, fair, fine, glorious, good, great, ideal, lovely, nice, p …   Collocations dictionary

  • awful — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, smell, sound, taste ▪ I felt awful when I realized what I d done. ▪ The fish tasted awful …   Collocations dictionary

  • weather*/*/*/ — [ˈweðə] noun [U] I the conditions that exist in the atmosphere, for example, whether it is hot, cold, sunny, or wet The hot weather will continue through the weekend.[/ex] We couldn t paint the outside because of the weather.[/ex] • under the… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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