Definition of Redoubtable

1. Adjective. Inspiring fear. "Something unnerving and prisonlike about high grey wall"

Exact synonyms: Formidable, Unnerving
Similar to: Alarming



2. Adjective. Worthy of respect or honor. "Born of a redoubtable family"
Similar to: Reputable

Definition of Redoubtable

1. a. Formidable; dread; terrible to foes; as, a redoubtable hero; hence, valiant; -- often in contempt or burlesque.

Definition of Redoubtable

1. Adjective. Eliciting respect or fear; imposing; awe-inspiring. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redoubtable

1. doubtable [adj] - See also: doubtable

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Redoubtable

redon
redone
redonned
redonning
redons
redophile
redophiles
redos
redouble
redoubled
redoubler
redoublers
redoubles
redoubling
redoubt
redoubtable (current term)
redoubtably
redoubted
redoubting
redoubts
redound
redounded
redounding
redounds
redout
redouts
redowa
redowas
redownload
redownloaded

Literary usage of Redoubtable

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1. Can Grande's Castle by Amy Lowell (1918)
"Guns of the Victory, guns of the redoubtable, exploding incessantly, making one long draw of sound. Rattling upon it, rain on a tin roof, the pop-pop of ..."

2. Letters of Edward FitzGerald by Edward FitzGerald (1894)
"... say that some one sent me a number of your American ' Nation' with a Review of my redoubtable Agamemnon : written by a superior hand, and, I think, ..."

3. The Growth of British Policy: An Historical Essay by John Robert Seeley (1895)
"This essay is no contribution to the redoubtable Irish question, and yet a general view of the second Revolution and of the establishment of the Commercial ..."

4. The Growth of British Policy: An Historical Essay by John Robert Seeley (1903)
"This essay is no contribution to the redoubtable Irish question, and yet a general view of the second Revolution and of the establishment of the Commercial ..."

5. Strikers, Communists, Tramps and Detectives by Allan Pinkerton (1878)
"... SOME ACCOUNT OF THE redoubtable " BOSS " AMMON. A MOST remarkable feature of the troubles at Pittsbu and vicinity was the exceptional good behavior of ..."

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