part of speech: adjective
definition 1: very bad; terrible; of poor quality.
- She did an awful job on her report.
synonyms: dreadful, lousy, poor, terrible
antonyms: average, excellent, marvelous
definition 2: terrible; horrible; very unpleasant.
- There was an awful storm last night.
synonyms: dreadful, nasty
derivation: awfulness (n.)