Tremendous Definition

Very large; great; enormous.
Webster's New World
Very great in scope or importance.
Tremendous influence.
American Heritage
Such as to make one tremble; terrifying; dreadful.
Webster's New World
Remarkable; outstanding.
What a tremendous example you have set.
American Heritage
Wonderful, amazing, extraordinary, etc.
Webster's New World

Origin of Tremendous

  • From Latin tremendus (“fearful, terrible"), gerund form of tremere (“to tremble"), from Ancient Greek τρέμω (tremo)

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin tremendus gerundive of tremere to tremble

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to tremendous using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With