|1.||[ adjective ] inspiring fear|
"the formidable prospect of major surgery" "a tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic"- G.H.Johnston "something unnerving and prisonlike about high gray wall"
|2.||[ adjective ] having or worthy of pride|
|Synonyms:||glorious respected illustrious|
"redoubtable scholar of the Renaissance" "born of a redoubtable family"