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Awful vs. Nice

Difference Between Awful and Nice

Awful

very bad or unpleasant
an awful speech
the place smelled awful
I look awful in a swimsuit
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Nice

Nice ( NEESS, French: [nis]; Nissard Occitan: Niça, classical norm, or Nissa, nonstandard, pronounced [ˈnisa]; Italian: Nizza [ˈnittsa]; Ancient Greek: Νίκαια; Latin: Nicaea) is the seventh most populous urban area in France and the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes department. The metropolitan area of Nice extends beyond the administrative city limits, with a population of nearly 1 million on an area of 744 km2 (287 sq mi).
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Awful

used to emphasize the extent of something, especially something unpleasant or negative
I've made an awful fool of myself
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Nice

giving pleasure or satisfaction; pleasant or attractive
we had a very nice time
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Awful

inspiring reverential wonder or fear.
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Nice

(especially of a difference) slight or subtle
there is a nice distinction between self-sacrifice and martyrdom
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Awful

awfully; very
we're an awful long way from the motorway
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Nice

fastidious; scrupulous.
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Awful

Extremely bad or unpleasant; terrible
had an awful day at the office.
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Nice

a resort city on the French Riviera, near the border with Italy; population 348,721 (2007).
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Awful

Commanding awe
"this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath" (Herman Melville).
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Nice

Pleasing and agreeable in nature
had a nice time.
a nice person.
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Awful

Filled with or displaying great reverence.
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Nice

Having a pleasant or attractive appearance
a nice dress.
a nice face.
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Awful

(Obsolete) Afraid.
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Nice

Exhibiting courtesy and politeness
a nice gesture.
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Awful

Formidable in nature or extent
an awful burden.
an awful risk.
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Nice

Of good character and reputation; respectable.
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Awful

Extremely; very
was awful sick.
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Nice

Overdelicate or fastidious; fussy.
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Awful

Very bad.
My socks smell awful.
We saw such an awful film last night that we left the theater before the end.
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Nice

Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle
a nice distinction.
a nice sense of style.
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Awful

Exceedingly great; usually applied intensively.
an awful bonnet
I have learnt an awful amount today.
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Nice

Done with delicacy and skill
a nice bit of craft.
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Awful

Causing fear or horror; appalling, terrible.
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Nice

Used as an intensive with and
nice and warm.
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Awful

Inspiring awe; filling with profound reverence or respect; profoundly impressive.
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Nice

Wanton; profligate
"For when mine hours / Were nice and lucky, men did ransom lives / Of me for jests" (Shakespeare).
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Awful

Struck or filled with awe or reverence.
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Nice

Affectedly modest; coy
"Ere ... / The nice Morn on th' Indian steep, / From her cabin'd loop-hole peep" (John Milton).
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Awful

(obsolete) Terror-stricken.
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Nice

Pleasant, satisfactory.
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Awful

(colloquial) Awfully; dreadfully; terribly.
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Nice

Of a person: friendly, attractive.
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Awful

Very, extremely.
That's an awful big house.
She seemed awful nice when I met her yesterday.
He was blubbering away something awful.
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Nice

Respectable; virtuous.
What is a nice person like you doing in a place like this?
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Awful

Oppressing with fear or horror; appalling; terrible; as, an awful scene.
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Nice

Shows that the given adjective is desirable, or acts as a mild intensifier; pleasantly, quite.
The soup is nice and hot.
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Awful

Inspiring awe; filling with profound reverence, or with fear and admiration; fitted to inspire reverential fear; profoundly impressive.
Heaven's awful Monarch.
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Nice

Showing refinement or delicacy, proper, seemly
a nice way of putting it
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Awful

Struck or filled with awe; terror-stricken.
A weak and awful reverence for antiquity.
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Nice

(obsolete) Silly, ignorant; foolish.
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Awful

Worshipful; reverential; law-abiding.
Thrust from the company of awful men.
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Nice

Particular in one's conduct; scrupulous, painstaking; choosy.
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Awful

Frightful; exceedingly bad; great; - applied intensively; as, an awful bonnet; an awful boaster.
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Nice

(dated) Having particular tastes; fussy, fastidious.
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Awful

exceptionally bad or displeasing;
atrocious taste
abominable workmanship
an awful voice
dreadful manners
a painful performance
terrible handwriting
an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room
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Nice

(obsolete) Particular as regards rules or qualities; strict.
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Awful

causing fear or dread or terror;
the awful war
an awful risk
dire news
a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
the dread presence of the headmaster
polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
a dreadful storm
a fearful howling
horrendous explosions shook the city
a terrible curse
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Nice

Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle.
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Awful

offensive or even (of persons) malicious;
in a nasty mood
a nasty accident
a nasty shock
a nasty smell
a nasty trick to pull
Will he say nasty things at my funeral?
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Nice

(obsolete) Easily injured; delicate; dainty.
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Awful

inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence;
awed by the silence
awful worshippers with bowed heads
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Nice

(obsolete) Doubtful, as to the outcome; risky.
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Awful

inspiring awe or admiration or wonder;
New York is an amazing city
the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight
the awesome complexity of the universe
this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath
Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent
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Nice

(colloquial) Nicely.
Children, play nice.
He dresses real nice.
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Awful

used as intensifiers;
terribly interesting
I'm awful sorry
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Nice

Used to signify a job well done.
Nice! I couldn't have done better.
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Nice

Used to signify approval.
Is that your new car? Nice!
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Nice

niceness.
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Nice

To run a process with a specified (usually lower) priority.
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Nice

Foolish; silly; simple; ignorant; also, weak; effeminate.
But say that we ben wise and nothing nice.
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Nice

Of trifling moment; unimportant; trivial.
The letter was not nice, but full of chargeOf dear import.
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Nice

Overscrupulous or exacting; hard to please or satisfy; fastidious in small matters.
Curious not knowing, not exact but nice.
And to tasteThink not I shall be nice.
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Nice

Delicate; refined; dainty; pure.
Dear love, continue nice and chaste.
A nice and subtile happiness.
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Nice

Apprehending slight differences or delicate distinctions; distinguishing accurately or minutely; carefully discriminating; as, a nice taste or judgment.
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Nice

Done or made with careful labor; suited to excite admiration on account of exactness; evidencing great skill; exact; fine; finished; as, nice proportions, nice workmanship, a nice application; exactly or fastidiously discriminated; requiring close discrimination; as, a nice point of law, a nice distinction in philosophy.
The difference is too niceWhere ends the virtue, or begins the vice.
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Nice

Pleasing; agreeable; gratifying; delightful; good; as, a nice party; a nice excursion; a nice day; a nice sauce, etc.
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Nice

Pleasant; kind; as, a nice person.
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Nice

Well-mannered; well-behaved; as, nice children.
He's making a list, checking it twice.Gonna find out who's naughty or nice Santa Claus is coming to town.
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Nice

a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera
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Nice

pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance;
what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty
nice manners
a nice dress
a nice face
a nice day
had a nice time at the party
the corn and tomatoes are nice today
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Nice

socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous;
from a decent family
a nice girl
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Nice

done with delicacy and skill;
a nice bit of craft
a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer
a nice shot
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Nice

excessively fastidious and easily disgusted;
too nice about his food to take to camp cooking
so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow
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Nice

noting distinctions with nicety;
a discriminating interior designer
a nice sense of color
a nice point in the argument
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Nice

exhibiting courtesy and politeness;
a nice gesture
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