awful - adjective

  • offensive or even (of persons) malicious
  • exceptionally bad or displeasing
  • causing fear or dread or terror
  • inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence
  • extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact
  • inspiring awe or admiration or wonder

awful - adverb

  • used as intensifiers

awful - thesaurus

abominable   amazing   atrocious   awed   awesome   awfully   awing   dire   direful   dread   dreaded   dreadful   fearful   fearsome   frightening   frightful   frightfully   horrendous   horrific   nasty   painful   terrible   terribly   tremendous   unspeakable  

View spelling list aw - longer words and learn about the word awful in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 14. Spelling choices for /or/ sound: or, ore, au, aw + war.

Scrabble score for awful

a is 1 w is 4 f is 4 u is 1 l is 1
Scrabble score = 11

generated at 19:24:55 on 23-03-23

Spelling dictionary home

Sign up to remove this advert

Try Spellzone for free

Search for a word

Sign up to remove this advert

"I ran the trial with a small group of students over three weeks before the summer holidays," she says. "I quickly saw the benefits, and signed up."

King's Leadership Academy, Warrington