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See definition of formidable on Dictionary.com
  • adj.horrible, terrifying
  • adj.difficult, overwhelming

synonyms for formidable

  • dangerous
  • daunting
  • dire
  • dreadful
  • fierce
  • imposing
  • impregnable
  • intimidating
  • menacing
  • terrific
  • appalling
  • awful
  • dismaying
  • fearful
  • frightful
  • horrific
  • redoubtable
  • shocking
  • terrible
  • threatening
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antonyms for formidable

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  • calm
  • poor
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unthreatening
  • easy
  • feeble
  • friendly
  • harmless
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • powerless
  • weak
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Amazon’s data-driven DSP solution would be a formidable adversary for Google and other advertising platforms at the best of times.
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A shuttered, starving root microbiome is the great undoing of the botanical worlds’ strategy for coupling a just-right rate of growth with a formidable built-in arsenal and pharmacy.
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Kohl’s strip mall neighbors, notably Ulta and Target, are formidable rivals with popular offerings.
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The analysis aimed to uncover the evolutionary history of SARS-CoV-2 and see if the virus had exchanged bits of genetic material with other coronaviruses, a process called recombination, to become the formidable pathogen it is now.
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Social media is a formidable channel for building brand loyalty.
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The Texians laughed at the fanfarronades of the dons, and did not attach sufficient importance to these formidable preparations.
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Janet's silence impressed Hilda: it was not merely strange--it was formidable: it affected the whole day.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
In fact, his appearance was so formidable that Davy did not pause for a second look, but started off at the top of his speed.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
I found the formidable looking volume more readable than I had imagined and less difficult to understand than I had expected.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The critical moralist pauses before the formidable array of the entire social world, civilized and savage.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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WORDS RELATED TO FORMIDABLE

  • arduous
  • bold
  • challenging
  • demanding
  • difficult
  • elaborate
  • energetic
  • exacting
  • formidable
  • grandiose
  • hard
  • impressive
  • industrious
  • lofty
  • pretentious
  • severe
  • strenuous
  • visionary
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