Emily Dickinson Lexicon
Dictionary: A-WAK'EN-ED – AWE'-STRUCK
Roused from sleep, in a natural or moral sense.
He or that which awakens.
A revival of religion, or more general attention to religion, than usual.
In a manner to awaken.
- The judgment, or determination of arbitrators, or the paper containing it.
- Judgment; sentence; determination of points submitted to arbitrators.
To judge; to determine; to make an award.
A-WARD', v.t. [Scot. warde, determination; Norm. garda, award, judgment; agardetz, awarded. See Guard and Regard.]
To adjudge; to give by sentence or judicial determination; to assign by sentence. This word is appropriately used to express the act of arbitrators in pronouncing upon the rights of parties; as, the arbitrators awarded damages to A. B.
Adjudged, or given by judicial sentence, or by the decision of arbitrators.
One that awards, or assigns by sentence or judicial determination; a judge. – Thomson.
Adjudging; assigning by judicial scalence; determining.
A-WARE', a. [Sax. gewarian, to take care, provide, avoid; to preserve or defend; also covered, protected; warian, to beware; war, aware. See Ware and Wary.]
Watchful; vigilant; guarded; but more strictly in modern usage, apprised; expecting an event from information, or probability; as, the general was aware of the enemy's designs.
To beware; to be cautious. [Not used.] – Milton.
To warn: which see. – Spenser.
A bird of Kamtchatka, enumerated by Pennant among the Warblers. The upper parts of the body are of a deep brown color; the throat and breast white, with black spots.
A-WAY', adv. [Sax. aweg, absent, a and weg, way; also onweg, away, and awegan, to avert. See Way.]
- Absent; at a distance; as, the master is away from home. Have me away, for I am wounded. 2 Chron. xxxv.
- It is much used with words signifying moving or going from; as, go away, send away, run away, &c.; all signifying departure, or separation to a distance. Sometimes without the verb; as, whither away so fast? – Shak. Love hath wings, and will away. Waller.
- As an exclamation, it is a command or invitation to depart; away, that is, be gone, or let us go. Away with him. Take him away.
- With verbs, it serves to modify their sense, and form peculiar phrases; as, To throw away, to cast from, to give up, dissipate or foolishly destroy. To trifle away, to lose or expend in trifles, or in idleness. To drink away, to squander away, &c., to dissipate in drinking or extravagance. To make away, is to kill or destroy.
- Away with has a peculiar signification in the phrase, “I can not away with it.” – Isa. i. The sense is, “I can not bear or endure it.”
Turned aside. – Gower.
AWE, n. [aw. Dan. ave, fear, awe, chastisement, discipline; aver, to chastise or correct; Gr. αγαω, to be astonished. Qu. Ir. agh; Sax. ege or oga, fear; Goth. agjan, or ogan, to dread. It would appear that the primary sense of the Dan. is to strike, or check.]
- Fear mingled with admiration or reverence; reverential fear. Stand in awe and sin not. – Ps. iv.
- Fear; dread inspired by something great, or terrific.
To strike with fear and reverence; to influence by fear, terror or respect; as, his majesty awed them into silence.
Weary: which see. – Shak.
A-WEATH'ER, adv. [aweth'er; a and weather.]
On the weather-side, or toward the wind; as the helm is aweather; opposed to alee. – Mar. Dict.
Striking or influencing by awe. – Gray.
Struck with fear; influenced by fear or reverence.
A-WEIGH', adv. [awāy; a and weigh.]
Atrip. The anchor is aweigh, when it is just drawn out of the ground, and hangs perpendicular. [See Atrip.]
Impressing with awe. – Bp. Hobart.
Impressed or struck with awe. – Milton.