Tremendous Tre*men"dous, a. [L. tremendus that is to be trembled at, fearful, fr. tremere to tremble. See {Tremble}.] Fitted to excite fear or terror; such as may astonish or terrify by its magnitude, force, or violence; terrible; dreadful; as, a tremendous wind; a tremendous shower; a tremendous shock or fall. [1913 Webster]

A tremendous mischief was a foot. --Motley. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Terrible; dreadful; frightful; terrific; horrible; awful. [1913 Webster] -- {Tre*men"dous*ly}, adv. -- {Tre*men"dous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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