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[god-aw-fuh l] /ˈgɒdˈɔ fəl/

adjective, (sometimes lowercase) Informal.
extremely dreadful or shocking:
What a God-awful thing to say!


Wretched; miserable; inferior: cases that would never have come up but for this god-awful legislation


Extremely: Ain’t it god-awful cold in here? (1878+)


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