• adjective. Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable. 'a formidable opponent' 'Whoever it was, they have assembled a formidable array of talent and spent a lot of money.'


  • English (US) Formidable means capable or is able to do something and do it well. So by calling someone formidable you are calling them capable or a person who has everything in order depending on the context.

    Also, what does formidable woman mean? formidable – extremely impressive in strength or excellence; “A STRONG WOMAN VERSUS A WOMAN OF STRENGTH A strong woman works out every day to keep her body in shape… but a woman of strength builds relationships to keep her soul in shape.

    Secondly, does formidable mean impressive?

    If you describe something or someone as formidable, you mean that you feel slightly frightened by them because they are very great or impressive.

    Is formidable positive or negative?

    Formidable has an essentially negative aspect, a hint that there is some competition or conflict.

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