awful englannista suomeksi
kammottava, hirveä, hirvittävä, pelottava
''My socks smell awful.''
''We saw such an awful film last night that we left the theater before the end.''
''an awful bonnet''
''I have learnt an awful amount today.''
1839, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, ''Schalken the Painter''
- There was an air of gravity and importance about the garb of the person, and something indescribably odd, I might say awful, in the perfect, stonelike stillness of the figure, that effectually checked the testy comment which had at once risen to the lips of the irritated artist.
(RQ:Florio Montaigne Essayes)
1819, Lord Byron, ''Don Juan'', II.143:
- And then she stopped, and stood as if in awe / (For sleep is awful)(nb..).
Struck or filled with awe.
''That's an awful big house.''
''She seemed awful nice when I met her yesterday.''
''He was blubbering away something awful.''