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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[Harvey] got locked into place; it just couldn’t move and it was a very strong circulation, which, of course, pulled in tremendous amounts of moisture, the development in Houston has been so intense over the last ten years and a lot of it did not follow good zoning practices.
The chances diminish by half with radiation, and are almost eliminated with mastectomy. People want to avoid it. Quality of life seems to be improved if recurrence was removed, if you're going to have this treatment to reduce recurrence, I would say get the mastectomy. The better of those two treatments, mastectomy involves a tremendous amount of mental relief.
Every death is a horror, but if you look at a real catastrophe like (Hurricane) Katrina, and you look at the tremendous hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of people that died, and you look at what happened here with, really, a storm that was just totally overpowering -- nobody has ever seen anything like this.
When people make a decision not to come to Florida, that has a tremendous impact on the economy.
Climbing is my passion and I find a tremendous amount of purpose from doing it, but I don’t encourage anyone to do what I do – everyone is unique.
Translations for tremendous
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- obdivuhodný, obrovskýCzech
- beträchtlich, außerordentlich, enormGerman
- tremendo, tremendaSpanish
- valtava, mahtava, suunnaton, erinomainen, upea, hämmästyttävä, loistavaFinnish
- formidable, énormeFrench
- 莫大, 途方もないJapanese
- ontzagwekkend, geweldig, enormeDutch
- enorm, oerhördSwedish
- rất lớnVietnamese
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