5 Letters
3 Consonants
2 Vowels
2 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use awful as a article, adverb or as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
About Awful
A 2 syllables article and 5 letters with the letters a, f, l, u, and w, 3 consonants, 2 vowels and 2 syllables with the middle letter f. Awful starts with a vowel and ends in a consonant with the starting letters a, aw, awf, awfu, and the ending characters are l, ul, ful, wful, ..
Causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "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"; "
Is awful a scrabble word? A 11 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Awful in Pig Latin is said as "awfulay or awfulway".
a | w | f | u | l
aw | wf | fu | ul
awf | wfu | ful
awfu | wful
Word Gram
Adjective Satellite Examples
causing fear or dread or terror;
"the awful war";
"an awful risk";
"dire news";
"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";
exceptionally bad or displeasing;
"atrocious taste";
"abominable workmanship";
"an awful voice";
"dreadful manners";
"a painful performance";
"terrible handwriting";
"an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"
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"- Melville;
inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence;
"awed by the silence";
"awful worshippers with bowed heads"
Article Examples
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?"- Ezra Pound
Adverb Examples
used as intensifiers;
"terribly interesting";
"I'm awful sorry"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Awful"

There are 802 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to awful.

Aberrantone whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group
Abhorrentoffensive to the mind
"an abhorrent deed"
"the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"
"morally repugnant customs"
"repulsive behavior"
"the most repulsive character in recent novels"
Abnormalmuch greater than the normal
"abnormal profits"
"abnormal ambition"
Abominableexceptionally bad or displeasing
"atrocious taste"
"abominable workmanship"
"an awful voice"
"dreadful manners"
"a painful performance"
"terrible handwriting"
"an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"
Absolutesomething that is conceived to be absolute
something that does not depends on anything else and is beyond human control
"no mortal being can influence the absolute"
Acutea mark ('') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
Acute Accent
Adversein an opposing direction
"adverse currents"
"a contrary wind"
Agonisingextremely painful
Agonizingextremely painful

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There are 1 anagrams from awful.

Anagram Definition
Awfulcausing fear or dread or terror
"the awful war"
"an awful risk"
"dire news"
"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"

View English words with the unique letters used in awful. Words With The Letters Afluw

Similar Words

There are 1 words that are similar to "Awful".

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Alarmingcausing alarm or fear

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The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word awful.

Is awful a scrabble word or can you use awful in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 130708 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 159657 games. This 5 letter 11 point scrabble word can be rearranged 120 ways. What other words can be made with the letters a, f, l, u, and w? There's 3 with 7 letters or less with the letters a, f, l, u, and w. Here is a list of 3 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Awful (5 letters) 11 13 awful
Lawful (6 letters) 12 +1 15 +2 lawful
Awfully (7 letters) 16 +5 18 +5 awfully


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