Definition of 'awe-inspiring'
Example sentences containing 'awe-inspiring'
TOLKIEN AND THE GREAT WAR: The Threshold of Middle-earth (2003) Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2016) The Sun (2012)
Standing next to an ancient tree that has lived through centuries of history is truly humbling and awe-inspiring.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But this awe-inspiring sight is simply harmless coastal fog swept into the sky by a line of shoreline tower blocks.The Sun (2012) The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Nature's most awe-inspiring sights have that power.The Sun (2014)
It is an awe-inspiring sight.Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2009)
To awe-inspiring feats that are the result of incredible dedication and skill by the world's great sportsmen and women.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The unpredictability adds to the excitement, as do the helicopter flights from the deck with awe-inspiring views of your progress through the ice.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Everyone would have known the stories, and it must have been a truly awe-inspiring experience to pass so close to such powerful forces.BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)
Trends of 'awe-inspiring'
View usage over:
Definition of awe-inspiring from the Collins English Dictionary
Why every generation is at risk
We take a look at the etymology behind the word 'election' in the run-up to the UK General Election in June
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.