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English definition of “formidable”

formidable

adjective     /fɔːˈmɪ.də.bl̩/ US  /fɔːr-/
C2 causing you to have fear or respect for something or someone because that thing or person is large , powerful , or difficult : a formidable obstacle / task a formidable adversary / enemy / opponent a formidable intellect disapproving the director and his formidable wife Complicated and difficult to doDifficult to understand formidably     /-bli/ adverb Complicated and difficult to doDifficult to understand
(Definition of formidable adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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