aweless

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj aweless neither feeling nor showing respect
    • adj aweless devoid of any feeling of awe or reverence
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Aweless See Awless.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • aweless Wanting awe or reverence; void of deferential fear.
    • aweless Wanting the power of inspiring reverence or awe.
    • aweless Also spelled awless.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Aweless without fear
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ice. agi, A.S. ege, fear; cog. with Gael. eaghal; Gr. achos, anguish.

Usage

In literature:

Yon aweless Libertine from rooted vice.
"Original sonnets on various subjects; and odes paraphrased from Horace" by Anna Seward
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