awful - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate awful

awful is hyphenated as aw-ful

How to pronounce awful

awful is pronounced ´ŏːfəl

Number of syllables in awful

The number of syllables in awful is 2

What part of speech in awful?

awful can be an adjective or an adverb

How common in the word awful?

awful is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does awful convey?

Has a sentiment score of -3 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'awful'

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Common collocations before 'awful'

can, felt, get, how, it, just, know, look, most, pretty, really, seem, something, sound, such

Common collocations of 'awful'

can, did, done, even, felt, get, going, hand, how, it, just, knew, know, like, look, made, make, most, now, pretty, really, see, seem, something, sound, such, thing, think, thought, will

Words with similar spelling to awful

lawful

Synonyms of 'awful'

abominable, appalling, arrant, astounding, atrocious, august, awesome, awfully, Babylonian, bad, baneful, barbaric, base, beastly, big, bizarre, blameworthy, brutal, contemptible, Corinthian, crazy, damned, deadly, deluxe, deplorable, despicable, detestable, dire, direful, disgusting, divine, dread, dreadful, eerie, egregious, elaborate, elegant, enormous, estimable, execrable, extravagant, extremely, fancy, fearful, fell, fetid, filthy, fine, flagrant, forbidding, formidable, foul, frightful, fulsome, ghastly, glorious, grand, grandiose, grave, greatly, grievous, grim, grisly, gross, grotesque, gruesome, hateful, heavenly, heinous, hideous, holy, honorable, horrendous, horrible, horrid, horrific, howling, hugely, imposing, impressive, ineffable, inenarrable, inexpressible, infamous, inferior, inviolable, inviolate, lamentable, loathsome, lousy, luxurious, macabre, magnificent, majestic, monstrous, morbid, moving, much, mysterious, nasty, nefarious, noble, noisome, notorious, numinous, obnoxious, odious, offensive, ominous, outrageous, palatial, pitiable, pitiful, plush, portentous, posh, princely, proud, rank, redoubtable, regrettable, religious, reprehensible, repugnant, repulsive, reverend, revolting, ritzy, rotten, rousing, sacred, sacrosanct, sad, schlock, serious, shabby, shameful, shocking, shoddy, solemn, sordid, spiritual, splendid, splendiferous, squalid, stately, sumptuous, superb, superfine, swank, swanky, swell, tasteless, terrible, terribly, terrific, thumping, time-honored, tragic, tremendous, ugly, uncanny, unclean, unpleasant, unsightly, unspeakable, untouchable, unutterable, venerable, vile, villainous, weird, whacking, whopping, woeful, worshipful, worst, worthless, wretched

Common Verb Collocations of awful

be, bear, break, can, come, do, feel, get, go, happen, have, hear, know, look, make, must, put, s, say, see, seem, sound, take, tell, think, will, use, Is, 're, 's

Common Adverb Collocations of awful

almost, as, away, even, ever, far, here, how, indeed, just, much, never, not, once, only, pretty, quite, really, simply, so, sometime, still, then, too, truly, very, well, when, where, yet

Common Conjunction Collocations of awful

and, but, either, nor, or, yet

Lists containing awful

Dale Chall Words
Words with similar spelling to lawful
Synonyms of 'abominable'
Synonyms of 'abysmal'
Synonyms of 'appalling'
Synonyms of 'arrant'
Synonyms of 'astounding'
Synonyms of 'atrocious'
Synonyms of 'august'
Synonyms of 'awesome'
Synonyms of 'awfully'
Synonyms of 'Babylonian'
Synonyms of 'baneful'
Synonyms of 'base'
Synonyms of 'beastly'
Synonyms of 'beneath contempt'
Synonyms of 'big'
Synonyms of 'bizarre'
Synonyms of 'black'
Synonyms of 'blameworthy'
Synonyms of 'Black'
Synonyms of 'brutal'
Synonyms of 'calamitous'
Synonyms of 'condign'
Synonyms of 'contemptible'
Synonyms of 'damnable'
Synonyms of 'damned'
Synonyms of 'deadly'
Synonyms of 'deluxe'
Synonyms of 'deplorable'
Synonyms of 'despicable'
Synonyms of 'detestable'
Synonyms of 'diabolic'
Synonyms of 'dire'
Synonyms of 'disastrous'
Synonyms of 'disgusting'
Synonyms of 'divine'
Synonyms of 'dread'
Synonyms of 'dreadful'
Synonyms of 'dreadfully'
Synonyms of 'eerie'
Synonyms of 'egregious'
Synonyms of 'elaborate'
Synonyms of 'elegant'
Synonyms of 'enormous'
Synonyms of 'estimable'
Synonyms of 'evil'
Synonyms of 'extravagant'
Synonyms of 'fancy'
Synonyms of 'fearful'
Synonyms of 'fell'
Synonyms of 'fetid'
Synonyms of 'fierce'
Synonyms of 'filthy'
Synonyms of 'fine'
Synonyms of 'flagrant'
Synonyms of 'forbidding'
Synonyms of 'formidable'
Synonyms of 'foul'
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