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redoubtable

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of redoubtable

  1. 1 causing fear his next opponent, the reigning champion, would be by far the most redoubtable adversary the young boxer had ever faced Synonyms of redoubtable alarming, dire, direful, dread, dreadful, fearsome, forbidding, formidable, frightening, frightful, ghastly, hair-raising, horrendous, horrible, horrifying, intimidating, fearful, scary, shocking, spine-chilling, terrible, terrifyingWords Related to redoubtable daunting, demoralizing, disconcerting, discouraging, dismaying, disquieting, distressing, disturbing, perturbing, startling, threatening, troubling, trying, unnerving; bone-chilling, creepy, eerie (also eery), weird; appalling, atrocious, awful, grisly, gruesome (also grewsome), hideous, horrid, macabre, monstrous, nightmarishNear Antonyms of redoubtable calming, comforting, consoling, inviting, lulling, pacifying, quieting, reassuring, relaxing, soothing, tranquilizing (also tranquillizing); nonintimidating, nonthreatening

  2. 2 standing above others in rank, importance, or achievement a surprising discovery by one of the most redoubtable figures in Egyptian archaeology Synonyms of redoubtable astral, bright, distinguished, illustrious, luminous, noble, notable, noteworthy, outstanding, preeminent, prestigious, eminent, signal, star, superiorWords Related to redoubtable celebrated, exalted, famed, famous, glorious, honored, renowned, reputable; infamous, notorious; dominant, paramount, predominantNear Antonyms of redoubtable insignificant, minor, unimportant; average, inferior, mediocre; obscure, uncelebrated, unsung


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