Alternatives is a recurring post in which I give synonyms for an over used word. Click on the tab above for a "complete" list of over used words.
Depending on how you use it, this list may come in handy for finding another way to say the same thing.
Today's word is: Awesome!
If you think amaze/amazing had a lot of alternative possibilities, get a load of AWESOME. It's... ELECTRIFYING!
A-1, agog, alarming, alluring, amazing, animating, A-OK, astonishing, astound/astounding, attracting/attractive, awe-inspiring
bang-up, banner, beautiful, beguiling, bewitching, blue-chip, blue-ribbon, boffo, bonny/bonnie, boss, brag, brave, breathtaking, bully, bumper
capital, captivating, charming, choice, classic, confound, conspicuous, cool, cool beans, corking, crackerjack, cracking,
dandy, daze, dazzle, Dear me!, divine, dreadful, dumbfound, dynamite
electrify/electrifying, enchanting, energizing, enlightening, enlivening, entertaining, enthralling, exalted, excellent, exceptional, exciting, extraordinary, eye-opening
fab, fabulous, famous, fantabulous, fantastic, far out, fascinating, fearful, fearsome, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, formidable, four-star, frantic, frightening, frontline
galvanizing, gangbusters, gape, gilt-edged, gone, grand, great, groovy
hairy, Heavens!, Heavens to Betsy!, heavenly, high-class, hold one’s breath, horrible/horrifying hot, hype
immense, impressive, imposing, impressive, incomprehensible, inconceivable, incredible, Indeed!, interesting, intimidating, invigorating
Lo and behold!, Lo!, look blank, lovely
majestic, magnificent, marvelous, mean, mind-bending, mind-blowing, mind-boggling, miraculous, monstrous, moving
neat, neato, nervous, niffy, noble, not believe one’s eye/ears/senses, notable, noticeable, number one, numero uno
out-of-sight, outstanding, overwhelming
par excellence, peachy, peachy keen, phat, phenomenal, portentous, prime, primo, prize, prizewinning, prodigious
radical, rare, real gone, Really!, redouble, remarkable, righteous
sensational, shocking, singular, slick, smashing, something else, spectacular, splendid, staggering, stand aghast, stand in awe of, stellar, sterling, stimulating, strike dumb, strike with wonder/awe, striking, stun/stunning, stupefaction, stupefy/stupefying/stupendous, stupor, sublime, super, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, Surely!, surprise/surprising, swell
take one’s breath away, terrible, terrific, terrifying, the bees knees, tip-top, top-flight,
top-hat, top-notch, top-of-the-line, topping, top-shelf, tremendous, turn up one’s eyes
unbelievable, uncommon, unimaginable, unique, unsurpassed, unthinkable, unusual, unwonted
wizard, wonderful, wonder-working, wondrous
zero cool, Zounds!