Webster 1913 Edition
tremendusthat is to be trembled at, fearful, fr.
tremereto tremble. See
Fitted to excite fear or terror; such as may astonish or terrify by its magnitude, force, or violence; terrible; dreadful;
tremendousshock or fall.
tremendousmischief was a foot.
Syn. – Terrible; dreadful; frightful; terrific; horrible; awful.–
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Such as may excite fear or terror; terrible; dreadful. Hence,
2.Violent; such as may astonish by its force and violence; as a tremendous wind; a tremendous shower; a tremendous shock or fall; a tremendous noise.