1. Fitted to excite fear or terror; such as may astonish or terrify by its magnitude, force, or violence; terrible; dreadful; as, a tremendous wind; a tremendous shower; a tremendous shock or fall.
"A tremendous mischief was a foot." -- Motley.
Syn. -- Terrible; dreadful; frightful; terrific; horrible; awful.
-- Tre*men"dous*ly, adv. -- Tre*men"dous*ness, n.
No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.