Pronunciation of Formidable
/fɔːmˈɪdəbə͡l/, /fɔːmˈɪdəbəl/, /f_ɔː_m_ˈɪ_d_ə_b_əl/
Synonyms for formidable:
Other synonyms and related words:
overpowering, frightening, fearful, ambitious, scary, terrifying, heavy, challenging, appalling, impressive, murderous, forbidding, elevated, tremendous, hellacious, great, dominant, stiff, Moiling, sweaty, unaccountable, dangerous, rigorous, hair-raising, important, terrible, all-powerful, horrible, intimidating, horrifying, alarming, backbreaking, ghastly, shocking, dreadful, exacting, exigent, unnerving, dire, influential, taxing, effortful, front line, direful, ugly, pick-and-shovel, untouchable, redoubtable, frightful, dread, horrendous, awesome, weighty, high, fearsome.
effortful, toilsome, knotty, ticklish, harsh, arduous, fussy, wearying, stiff, cumbersome, oppressive, difficult, burdensome, wearisome, tricky, severe, wearing, rough, grinding, trying, complex, uphill, adverse, strenuous, contrary, finicky, thorny, cantankerous, bothersome, laborious, rugged, stressful, demanding, tough, tight, hard, troublesome, complicated, onerous.
difficult, overwhelming (adjective)
horrible, terrifying (adjective)
exalted, all-powerful, omnipotent, front line, influential, overpowering, great, power, important, unaccountable, autocratic, elevated, commanding, sovereign, dominant, high-powered, untouchable, supreme.
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Usage examples for formidable:
- Habrunt was a formidable man. - "Si'Wren of the Patriarchs", Roland Cheney.
- The moment that this formidable weapon reached them, was the last of their existence; they stretched their wings, and expired. - "New observations on the natural history of bees", Francis Huber.
- Young Joe was a formidable figure. - "The Huntress", Hulbert Footner.