Definition of 'overawe'
Example sentences containing 'overawe'
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She would have been delighted, and perhaps a little overawed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If anyone had thought that the global elite was not overawed by a little stardust, think again. Times, Sunday Times (2014)No doubt he is a little overawed by the array of rugby knowledge here so let's give him a fair chance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What's certain is that she won't be overawed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'overawe'
Used Rarely. overawe is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'overawe'
British English: overawe VERB
If you are overawed by something or someone, you are very impressed by them and a little afraid of them.
Don't be overawed by people in authority, however important they are.
Definition of overawe from the Collins English Dictionary
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