Definitions For Awful


  • Causing fear or dread or terror
  • Exceptionally bad or displeasing
  • Inspiring awe or admiration or wonder
  • Extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact
  • Inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence


  • Offensive or even (of persons) malicious


  • Used as intensifiers


  • Very or extremely

Is Awful a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Awful is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Awful in a Sentence

  • They heard the most awful sounds.
  • Awful things began to happen.
  • He has some awful disease.
  • We haven't heard from him in an awful long time.
  • You've come an awful long way.

Synonyms for Awful

Antonyms for Awful

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