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.
The kind of humor I like is the thing that makes me laugh for five seconds and think for ten minutes.