Complete Definition of "formidable"

English

Etymology
From Latin formidabilis, from formidare ‘fear’.

Pronunciation
IPA|/fɔ:'mɪdəbəl/
audio|en-us-formidable.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
en-adj

  1. causing fear, dread, awe or admiration as a result of size, strength, or some other impressive quality; commanding respect
  2. difficult to defeat or overcome

Translations
trans-top|causing fear, dread, awe or admiration as a result of size, strength, or some other impressive quality
Finnish: mahtava, valtava, vaikuttava
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trans-top|difficult to defeat or overcome
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Swedish: formidabel
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French

Etymology
From Latin formidabilis, from formidare ‘fear’.

Pronunciation
IPA|/fɔʀmidabl/

Adjective
formidable

  1. (dated or literary) fearsome
  2. fantastic, tremendous

Category:French adjectives

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