aweless

aweless

[aw-lis]
adjective
1.
displaying no awe; unawed.
2.
not to be awed; fearless.
3.
rude; impertinent.
Also, awless.


Origin:
before 900; Middle English, Old English; see awe, -less

awelessness, noun
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awe (ɔː)
 
n
1.  overwhelming wonder, admiration, respect, or dread
2.  archaic power to inspire fear or reverence
 
vb
3.  (tr) to inspire with reverence or dread
 
[C13: from Old Norse agi; related to Gothic agis fear, Greek akhesthai to be grieved]
 
'aweless
 
adj
 
'awless
 
adj

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