Associations to the word «Formidable»

Wiktionary

FORMIDABLE, adjective. Causing fear, dread, awe or admiration as a result of size, strength, or some other impressive quality; commanding respect; causing wonder or astonishment
FORMIDABLE, adjective. Difficult to defeat or overcome

Dictionary definition

FORMIDABLE, adjective. Extremely impressive in strength or excellence; "a formidable opponent"; "the challenge was formidable"; "had a formidable array of compositions to his credit"; "the formidable army of brains at the Prime Minister's disposal".
FORMIDABLE, adjective. Inspiring fear; "the formidable prospect of major surgery"; "a tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic"- G.H.Johnston; "something unnerving and prisonlike about high grey wall".

Wise words

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