[fawr-mi-duh-buh l] /ˈfɔr mɪ də bəl/
causing fear, apprehension, or dread:
a formidable opponent.
of discouraging or awesome strength, size, difficulty, etc.; intimidating:
a formidable problem.
arousing feelings of awe or admiration because of grandeur, strength, etc.
of great strength; forceful; powerful:
formidable opposition to the proposal.
arousing or likely to inspire fear or dread
extremely difficult to defeat, overcome, manage, etc: a formidable problem
tending to inspire awe or admiration because of great size, strength, excellence, etc
mid-15c., from Middle French formidable (15c.), from Latin formidabilis “causing fear, terrible,” from formidare “to fear,” from formido “fearfulness, fear, terror, dread.” Related: Formidably.
- Formiminoglutamic acid
formiminoglutamic acid for·mim·i·no·glu·tam·ic ac·id (fôr-mĭm’ə-nō-glōō-tām’ĭk) n. An intermediate that forms during the conversion of histidine to glutamic acid.
1. Formal Object Role Modeling Language. 2. Forth Modification Lab. (1997-04-12)
[fawrm-lis] /ˈfɔrm lɪs/ adjective 1. lacking a definite or regular or shape; shapeless. /ˈfɔːmlɪs/ adjective 1. without a definite shape or form; amorphous adj. 1590s, from form (n.) + -less. Related: Formlessly; formlessness.
noun 1. a standardized letter that can be sent to any number of persons, occasionally personalized by inserting the name of each recipient in the salutation. noun 1. a single copy of a letter that has been mechanically reproduced in large numbers for circulation