tremendous

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

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tremendous (comparative more tremendous, superlative most tremendous)

  1. awe-inspiring; terrific.
  2. Notable for its size, power, or excellence.
    Van Beethoven's ninth symphony is a tremendous piece of music.
  3. Extremely large (in amount, extent, degree, etc.) or great
    There was a tremendous outpouring of support.

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