Simple Definition of redoubtable
: causing or deserving great fear or respect : very powerful, impressive, etc.
Examples of redoubtable
There is a new biography of the redoubtable Winston Churchill.
<his next opponent, the reigning champion, would be by far the most redoubtable adversary the young boxer had ever faced>
Origin of redoubtable
Middle English redoutable, from Anglo-French, from reduter to dread, from re- + duter to doubt
First Known Use: 15th century
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