Formidableness For"mi*da*ble*ness, n. The quality of being formidable, or adapted to excite dread. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • formidableness — noun see formidable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • formidableness — See formidability. * * * …   Universalium

  • formidableness — n. quality of being formidable; state of being frightening or intimidating; forcefulness, greatness of strength or power …   English contemporary dictionary

  • formidableness — for·mi·da·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • formidableness — noun see formidable …   Useful english dictionary

  • formidable — formidableness, formidability, n. formidably, adv. /fawr mi deuh beuhl/, adj. 1. causing fear, apprehension, or dread: a formidable opponent. 2. of discouraging or awesome strength, size, difficulty, etc.; intimidating: a formidable problem. 3.… …   Universalium

  • Formidability — For mi*da*bil i*ty, n. Formidableness. Walpole. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • formidable — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin formidabilis, from formidare to fear, from formido terror, bogey; akin to Greek mormō bogey Date: 15th century 1. causing fear, dread, or apprehension < a formidable prospect > 2. having qualities… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • bulk — Synonyms and related words: accumulate, add to, agglomerate, aggrandize, aggregate, aggroup, amass, amount, ampleness, amplify, amplitude, area, assemble, augment, balloon, batch, best part, better part, bigness, bloat, block, blow up, bodily… …   Moby Thesaurus

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