He is a formidable leader of the Pentagon, and he knows how focus and to get things done.
What is it that makes Beck such a formidable presence on the American political scene?
Recoil in horror as he allows The View ladies to tousle his formidable mane!
The rebels manning the checkpoint were from the Ahrar al-Sham brigade—a formidable rebel group known for its Islamist leanings.
Although a formidable number of militants were killed, perhaps as many as 2,000.
We are, however, attributing too much to this formidable power.
We had laid in this formidable implement in hopes of a big muscallunge.
And here we are at once assailed by formidable difficulties.
The Count, ridiculous in all else, is formidable in his jealousy.
She was a stout, kindly creature, and by no means a formidable dragon.
mid-15c., from Middle French formidable (15c.), from Latin formidabilis "causing fear, terrible," from formidare "to fear," from formido "fearfulness, fear, terror, dread." Related: Formidably.