1. Feeling worry or concern or insecurity.
2. Filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement.
3. Having feelings of aversion or unwillingness.
4. Filled with fear or apprehension.
ETYM Old Eng. ayie, aghe, from Icel. agi; akin to AS. ege, ôga, Goth. agis, Dan. ave chastisement, fear, Greek achos pain, distress, from the same root as Eng. ail. Related to Ugly.
An overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration.