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1 awful /ˈɑːfəl/ adjective
1 awful
/ˈɑːfəl/
adjective
Learner's definition of AWFUL
[more awful; most awful]
: extremely bad or unpleasant
formal + old-fashioned : causing feelings of fear and wonder : awesome

an awful lot

informal
: a large amount
: very much

— awfulness

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2 awful /ˈɑːfəl/ adverb
2 awful
/ˈɑːfəl/
adverb
Learner's definition of AWFUL
chiefly US, informal
: very or extremely : awfully
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