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awful

1. adjective very bad or unpleasant2. adjective very serious or severe3. adjective shocking or upsetting4. adjective used for emphasis5. adverb very
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1 adjective very bad or unpleasantuafásach adj1  c m umillteanach adj1  c m ugránna adj3  c m udroch-he was an awful person duine uafásach a bhí ann, ba dhrochdhuine amach is amach éshe said an awful thing to him dúirt sí rud gránna leis, ba mhillteanach an rud a dúirt sí leisthere's an awful smell here tá boladh bréan anseo, tá boladh uafásach anseo 2 adjective very serious or severeuafásach adj1  c m umillteanach adj1  c m udroch-he gets awful headaches bíonn tinneas cinn uafásach air, tagann tinneas cinn millteanach airshe was in awful pain bhí pian uafásach uirthi, bhí pian mhillteanach uirthi, bhí drochphian uirthi, bhí sí i bpianpháis
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3 adjective shocking or upsettinguafásach adj1  c m umillteanach adj1  c m utruacánta adj3  c m utruamhéalach adj1  c m uit's an awful disaster is tubaiste uafásach é, tubaiste millteanach atá ann, is truamhéalach an tubaiste éhow did this awful accident occur? cad é mar a tharla an taisme mhillteanach seo? 4 adjective used for emphasisit'd be an awful pity to waste it ba mhór an trua é a chur amú 5 adverb informal veryan-  c m uhe's an awful nice man fear an-deas atá annAustralia is an awful long way to go is uafásach fada an t-aistear é go dtí an Astráil
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an awful lot of

an-chuidan t-uafáslear mórméid millteanachthere are an awful lot of people here tá an-chuid daoine anseo, tá lear mór daoine anseo, tá méid bocht daoine anseohe spent an awful lot of money on it chaith sé an t-uafás airgid air, chaith sé na múrtha airgid airyou've lost an awful lot of weight tá go leor leor meáchain caillte agat, tá an t-uafás go deo meáchain caillte agat

to feel awful

1 feel illaireachtáil go donamothú go holcshe had a cold and felt awful bhí slaghdán uirthi agus d'airigh sí go han-dona; bhí slaghdán uirthi agus mhothaigh sí go holc ar fad, ar fad 2 feel guilty or sorrybrath go donamothú go holcI feel awful about it mothaím go holc fá dtaobh de, airím go dona faoi, mothaím ciontach faoi

to look awful

1 look ill or saddroch-chuma a bheith ortdrochshnua a bheith ortcuma mhillteanach a bheith ortbheith ag breathnú go dona 2 look uglycuma ghránna a bheith ortdroch-chuma a bheith ortcuma mhillteanach a bheith ort

the awful thing is

an rud is measa faoithe awful thing is that I never met him is é an chuid is measa de nár casadh orm riamh éand the awful thing is, it was my own fault agus is é an rud is measa faoi, gur mé féin ba chiontaí

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