Translation of "formidable" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /fɔːˈmɪ.də.bl̩/ us /fɔːr-/

A causing you to have fear or respect for something or someone because that thing or person is large, powerful, or difficult

imponente, formidable
a formidable obstacle/task
a formidable adversary/enemy/opponent
a formidable intellect
disapproving the director and his formidable wife
formidably adverb uk /-bli/ us

(Translation of “formidable” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈfoːmidəbl, fəːˈmidəbl/

rather frightening

temible, imponente
a formidable appearance.

very difficult to overcome

formidable difficulties.
formidably adverb

temiblemente, tremendamente
They are facing a formidably steep climb up the mountain.

(Translation of “formidable” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)