from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Extremely large in amount, extent, or size; enormous: synonym: enormous.
- adjective Very great in scope or importance.
- adjective Remarkable; outstanding.
- adjective Archaic Capable of making one tremble; terrible.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Such as may or does excite trembling, fear, or awe; overpowering in character or quality; awful; dreadful: as, a tremendous explosion; tremendous invective.
- Hence Such as to excite astonishment or awe; unexampled; wonderful in a high degree; overwhelming; astounding: used intensively or hyperbolically.
- Synonyms Frightful, terrific, horrible, appalling.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Fitted to excite fear or terror; such as may astonish or terrify by its magnitude, force, or violence; terrible; dreadful
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- adjective Notable for its size, power, or excellence.
Extremely large(in amount, extent, degree, etc.) or great
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact
- adjective extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers
- adjective extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From Latin tremendus, gerundive of tremere, to tremble.]
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From Latin tremendus ("fearful, terrible"), gerund form of tremere ("to tremble"), from Ancient Greek τρέμω (tremo)
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