副词: awfully 名词: awfulness
awful 义务阶段1500 全国卷频次:0
Obviously, my grade was awful.
What earned the plant its awful reputation was its roots which looked like a dried-up human body occupied by evil spirits.
an awful lot ◎经常;◎非常，极其;
an awful lot of 许多，大量的
awful weather 气候恶劣；非常糟糕的天气
極度的,極壞的;威嚴的,可怕的The awfully awkward warship is warned not to be awarded war reward.那艘非常拙劣的軍艦受到不給予戰爭報酬的警告.
1. (informal) very bad or unpleasant
That’s an awful colour.
‘They didn’t even offer to pay.’ ‘Oh that’s awful.’
It’s awful, isn’t it?
The weather last summer was awful.
I feel awful about forgetting her birthday.
to look / feel awful (= to look / feel ill)
There’s an awful smell in here.
The awful thing is, it was my fault.
⇨ note at terrible
2. (informal) used to emphasize sth, especially that there is a large amount or too much of sth
It’s going to cost an awful lot of money.
There’s not an awful lot of room.
I feel an awful lot better than I did yesterday.
(BrE) I had an awful job persuading him to come (= it was very difficult).
3. very shocking
SYN terrible :
the awful horrors of war
• aw·ful·ness noun [U] :
the sheer awfulness of the situation
(informal, especially NAmE) very; extremely
Clint is awful smart.
1 very bad or unpleasant 糟糕的，恶劣的；讨厌的 SYN terrible
The weather was awful.
He is a pretty awful driver.
That fridge smells awful.
The last six months have been awful for her.
I’ve stopped believing most of what he says. Isn’t that awful?
I’m sure Suzy is dead but the awful thing is not knowing how it happened.
► see thesaurus at bad, horrible
2 [only before noun] spoken used to emphasize how much or how good, bad etc something is 〔用于强调〕非常的；极好的；很糟的
An awful lot of people (=a large number of people) died in the war.
He made me feel an awful fool.
3 look/feel awful to look or feel ill 看上去/感觉像生病了
She’s lost a lot of weight and she looks awful.
4. literary making you feel great respect or fear 令人敬畏的
—awfulness noun [uncountable] awful2 adverb [+adj/adverb] American English spoken very 非常
That kid’s awful cute, with her red curls.
1.ADJ-GRADED 能被表示程度的副词或介词词组修饰的形容词让人讨厌的；糟糕的 If you say that someone or something is awful, you dislike that person or thing or you think that they are not very good.
We met and I thought he was awful…
I couldn’t stand London! Bloody awful place.
…an awful smell of paint…
Even if the weather’s awful there’s lots to do…
Jeans look awful on me.
The programme’s awfulness has ensured it is talked about.
2.ADJ-GRADED 能被表示程度的副词或介词词组修饰的形容词使人不愉快的；令人震惊的；可怕的；极坏的 If you say that something is awful, you mean that it is extremely unpleasant, shocking, or bad.
Her injuries were massive. It was awful…
Some of their offences are so awful they would chill the blood.
3.ADJ-GRADED 能被表示程度的副词或介词词组修饰的形容词生病的;不舒服的 If you look or feel awful, you look or feel ill.
I hardly slept at all and felt pretty awful…
I looked awful and felt quite shaky.
4.ADJ 形容词（量）极大的，极多的 You can use awful with noun groups that refer to an amount in order to emphasize how large that amount is.
I’ve got an awful lot of work to do.
The caramel looks awfully good…
‘I’m awfully sorry,’ she told him regretfully…
Would you mind awfully waiting a bit, I’ll be back right away.
5.ADV 副词（与表示特征的形容词连用，用于强调）极度地，非常 You can use awful with adjectives that describe a quality in order to emphasize that particular quality.
Gosh, you’re awful pretty…
You know, 10 years sounds like an awful long time.
[more awful; most awful] 1
: extremely bad or unpleasant极糟的；令人极不愉快的
The music was awful.
They heard the most awful sounds.
Awful things began to happen.
The weather was awful.
He has some awful disease.
That joke is just/pretty/really/truly awful.
He’s an awful person.
That’s an awful thing to say.
She has awful manners.
Who painted the house that awful color?
I don’t know what’s wrong with me but I feel awful. [=very sick] 我不知道我身体哪儿出问题了，但我感觉不舒服。
I feel awful [=very sorry] about what happened.
formal + old-fashioned : causing feelings of fear and wonder : awesome可怕的；令人敬畏的
The mountains have an awful majesty.
an awful lot informal
: a large amount大批；大量
They lost an awful lot of money.
She does an awful lot of talking.
: very much非常
I like him an awful lot. [=I like him a lot] 我非常喜欢他。
— awfulness noun [noncount] the sheer awfulness of it all
the awfulness of the disease
2 awful /ˈɑːfəl/ adverb
chiefly US, informal
: very or extremely : awfully非常；极其
He was awful tired.
We haven’t heard from him in an awful long time.
You’ve come an awful long way.