[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəɹˈɔːd/ ]
  1. overcome by a feeling of awe
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How To Use overawed In A Sentence

  • She was excited to ride in exalted company, but she would not be overawed. Times, Sunday Times
  • And for a moment the thought rose in my mind, What if he were overawed by this imposing array of power and brains? Chapter 5: The Philomaths
  • I am overawed by their brilliance, in what once must have been seen as an impossible task.
  • 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
  • If anyone had thought that the global elite was not overawed by a little stardust, think again. Times, Sunday Times
  • What's certain is that she won't be overawed. Times, Sunday Times
  • Now that she was due to walk out on to the stage herself she became overawed with admiration. THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY
  • We were not overawed by their reputation as world champions, however, and physically there wasn't too much in it.
  • She is overawed by the moody magnificence of Glencoe, and entranced by the beauty of Edinburgh.
  • Butler, though a man brave by principle, if not by constitution, was overawed; for intensity of mental distress has in it a sort of sublimity which repels and overawes all men, but especially those of kind and sympathetic dispositions. The Heart of Mid-Lothian
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