Definition of Formidability

1. Noun. Impressive difficulty.

Exact synonyms: Toughness
Generic synonyms: Difficultness, Difficulty
Derivative terms: Formidable, Tough, Tough, Tough



Definition of Formidability

1. n. Formidableness.

Definition of Formidability

1. Noun. the state of being formidable ¹

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Definition of Formidability

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Formidability

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formicids
formicine
formidabilities
formidability (current term)
formidable
formidableness
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formiminoglutamic acid
formiminotetrahydrofolate cyclodeaminase
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formivore
formivores
formless

Literary usage of Formidability

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1. The Warlord of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs, W.F. Hall Printing Company, A.C. McClurg & Company (1919)
"and awesome formidability of the winged monster that bore down upon me. Frightful jaws in front and mighty, poisoned sting behind made my relatively puny ..."

2. Autobiography of George Dewey: Admiral of the Navy by George Dewey (1913)
"The Confederates had taken pains not to minimize the reports of the formidability of their River Defence Squadron. But, as so often happens, ..."

3. Dictionary of the Apostolic Church by James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, John Chisholm Lambert (1918)
"It is carnivorous and feeds chiefly on beetles and locusts, and this fact adds to the hideousness and the formidability of the apocalyptic locusts, ..."

4. The Individualization of Punishment by Raymond Saleilles (1911)
"... formidability. The word arouses distrust; it recalls the tracking of wild beasts, and the suggestion is hardly acceptable even in reference to criminals ..."

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