What a tremendous example you have set.
A tremendous sum of money.
An example of someone who would be described as a tremendous singer is a person who has just won an award for Singer of the Year.
An example of something that would be described as a tremendous mess is a gigantic mess.
Van Beethoven's ninth symphony is a tremendous piece of music.
Origin of tremendous
- From Latin tremendus gerundive of tremere to tremble
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin tremendus (“fearful, terrible"), gerund form of tremere (“to tremble"), from Ancient Greek τρέμω (tremo)