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Definition 1: inspiring fear - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where formidable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the formidable prospect of major surgery
  • a tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic
  • something unnerving and prisonlike about high grey wall

Synonyms for formidable in the sense of this definition

(formidable is similar to ...) frightening because of an awareness of danger

Definition 2: extremely impressive in strength or excellence - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where formidable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 is similar to ...) making a strong or vivid impression

"an impressive ceremony"

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