English Synonyms and Antonyms
That which is formidable is worthy of fear if encountered or opposed; as, a formidable array of troops, or of evidence. Formidable is a word of more dignity than dangerous, and suggests more calm and collected power than terrible; formidable is less overwhelming than tremendous. A loaded gun is dangerous; a park of artillery is formidable; a charge of cavalry is terrible; the full shock of great armies is tremendous. A dangerous man is likely to do mischief, and needs watching; a formidable man may not be dangerous if not attacked; an enraged maniac is terrible; the force of ocean waves in a storm, and the silent pressure in the ocean depths, are tremendous.
Formidable by or in numbers; in strength; formidable to the enemy.
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extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree
"an enormous boulder"; "enormous expenses"; "tremendous sweeping plains"; "a tremendous fact in human experience; that a whole civilization should be dependent on technology"- Walter Lippman; "a plane took off with a tremendous noise"
fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrousadjective
extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers
"a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"
frightful, terrible, awful, tremendousadjective
extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact
"in a frightful hurry"; "spent a frightful amount of money"
dreadful, enormous, marvelous, wondrous, rattling(a), awful, frightful, amazing, horrendous, severe, dreaded, dire, wonderful, grand, marvellous, atrocious, painful, horrifying, awing, awed, wicked, horrific, dread(a), awe-inspiring, unspeakable, fearful, nasty, terrible, horrible, abominable, fantastic, frightening, terrific, awesome, fearsome, howling(a), direful, ugly
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List of paraphrases for "tremendous":
enormous, huge, immense, formidable, great, massive, vast, considerable, extraordinary, daunting, terrific, terrible, colossal, gigantic, remarkable, fantastic, wonderful, significant, large, dramatic, substantial, incredible, phenomenal, big, overwhelming, major, amazing, horrendous
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How to use tremendous in a sentence?
A lot of people are surprised, we sell to Huawei a tremendous amount of product that goes into the various things they make, i've agreed to allow them to continue selling that product.
Rapidly rising rates of obesity in Latin America and worldwide bring huge social challenges and places a tremendous burden on the individuals affected, as well as the global economy and public healthcare systems.
We have tremendous respect and admiration for the students organizing and making their voices heard regarding gun violence in schools and elsewhere in our country, we have heard you. The nation has heard you. We support and respect the Second Amendment, and we recognize and appreciate that the vast majority of gun owners in this country are responsible, law-abiding citizens. But we have to help solve the problem that's in front of us.
Then we are assured by Sartre that owing to the final disappearance of God our liberty is absolute! At this the entire audience waves its hat or claps its hands. But this natural enthusiasm is turned abruptly into something much less buoyant when it is learnt that this liberty weighs us down immediately with tremendous responsibilities. We now have to take all God's worries on our shoulders --now that we are become men like gods. It is at this point that the Anxiety and Despondency begin, ending in utter despair.
This rulemaking has generated tremendous interest from potential issuers, investors, and intermediaries. The more than 480 comment letters we received raised a number of important issues, focused on the best ways to protect investors while ensuring that securities-based crowdfunding is a workable path for raising capital by smaller companies.
Translations for tremendous
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- obrovský, obdivuhodnýCzech
- enorm, beträchtlich, außerordentlichGerman
- tremendo, tremendaSpanish
- valtava, loistava, hämmästyttävä, upea, erinomainen, suunnaton, mahtavaFinnish
- énorme, formidableFrench
- 途方もない, 莫大Japanese
- ontzagwekkend, enorme, geweldigDutch
- oerhörd, enormSwedish
- rất lớnVietnamese
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