Awfull vs. Awful: What's the Difference?
"Awfull" is a misspelling. The correct spelling is "Awful," which means extremely bad or unpleasant.
Which is correct: Awfull or Awful
How to spell Awful?
Awfull is Incorrect
Awful is Correct
"Awful" has the word "aw" in it, like expressing disappointment.
Remember, "full" is spelled with two L's, but "awful" is not.
Connect "awful" to "dreadful." Both have one L and negative meanings.
Think of "awful" as the opposite of "wonderful," both with one L.
Link "awful" to "aw" + "ful," not "full."
Awfull and Awful Definitions
Awfull is an incorrect spelling of Awful.
Inspiring reverence or wonder.
He had an awful talent for singing.
Very; used as an intensifier.
It's awful cold outside.
Causing fear or terror.
The storm was an awful sight.
Extremely bad or unpleasant.
The movie was awful.
Exceedingly great; usually in amount.
She made an awful lot of noise.
Extremely bad or unpleasant; terrible
Had an awful day at the office.
"this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath" (Herman Melville).
Filled with or displaying great reverence.
Formidable in nature or extent
An awful burden.
An awful risk.
Was awful sick.
My socks smell awful.
We saw such an awful film last night that we left the theater before the end.
Exceedingly great; usually applied intensively.
An awful bonnet
I have learnt an awful amount today.
Causing fear or horror; appalling, terrible.
Inspiring awe; filling with profound reverence or respect; profoundly impressive.
Struck or filled with awe or reverence.
(colloquial) Awfully; dreadfully; terribly.
That's an awful big house.
She seemed awful nice when I met her yesterday.
He was blubbering away something awful.
Oppressing with fear or horror; appalling; terrible; as, an awful scene.
Inspiring awe; filling with profound reverence, or with fear and admiration; fitted to inspire reverential fear; profoundly impressive.
Heaven's awful Monarch.
Struck or filled with awe; terror-stricken.
A weak and awful reverence for antiquity.
Worshipful; reverential; law-abiding.
Thrust from the company of awful men.
Frightful; exceedingly bad; great; - applied intensively; as, an awful bonnet; an awful boaster.
Exceptionally bad or displeasing;
An awful voice
A painful performance
An unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room
Causing fear or dread or terror;
The awful war
An awful risk
A career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
The dread presence of the headmaster
Polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
A dreadful storm
A fearful howling
Horrendous explosions shook the city
A terrible curse
Offensive or even (of persons) malicious;
In a nasty mood
A nasty accident
A nasty shock
A nasty smell
A nasty trick to pull
Will he say nasty things at my funeral?
Inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence;
Awed by the silence
Awful worshippers with bowed heads
Inspiring awe or admiration or wonder;
New York is an amazing city
The Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight
The awesome complexity of the universe
This sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath
Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent
Used as intensifiers;
I'm awful sorry
Which vowel is used before Awful?
The vowel "a" is used before "Awful."
What is the pronunciation of Awful?
It is pronounced as /ˈɔː.fəl/.
What is the singular form of Awful?
What is the root word of Awful?
The root word is "awe."
What is the plural form of Awful?
Awfuls (rarely used and context-dependent).
Is Awful an adverb?
In some contexts, "awfully" is the adverb form, e.g., "awfully nice."
What is the verb form of Awful?
Awful doesn't have a direct verb form. However, related verbs might be "awe" or "appall."
Which preposition is used with Awful?
"About" as in "awful about something" or "of" as in "awful of him."
Which conjunction is used with Awful?
There's no specific conjunction exclusive to "Awful"; it depends on context.
Which article is used with Awful?
Both "a" and "the" can be used, depending on the context.
Why is it called Awful?
Originally, "awful" meant "full of awe," but its meaning evolved to represent something negative.
Is Awful a negative or positive word?
Traditionally negative, but can be positive in informal contexts like "awfully good."
Is Awful a vowel or consonant?
"Awful" is a word made up of both vowels and consonants.
How do we divide Awful into syllables?
What is another term for Awful?
Dreadful or terrible.
What is the opposite of Awful?
Wonderful or terrific.
What is the third form of Awful?
Not applicable (since it's primarily an adjective).
Is Awful a collective noun?
What part of speech is Awful?
Adjective (and occasionally noun in specific contexts).
Is Awful a noun or adjective?
Awful is primarily an adjective.
What is a stressed syllable in Awful?
The first syllable, "aw," is stressed.
Which determiner is used with Awful?
Determiners like "this," "that," "an," and "the" can be used, depending on context.
What is the first form of Awful?
Awful (as an adjective, it doesn't have verb forms).
What is the second form of Awful?
Not applicable (since it's primarily an adjective).
Is Awful a countable noun?
When used rarely as a noun, it's generally uncountable.
Is the word Awful imperative?
No, "Awful" is not imperative.
How is Awful used in a sentence?
The traffic today was awful, causing massive delays.
Is Awful an abstract noun?
No, "Awful" is not an abstract noun.
Is the Awful term a metaphor?
It can be used metaphorically, but it's not inherently a metaphor.
How many syllables are in Awful?
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