Meaning of tremendous

tre•men•dous

Pronunciation: (tri-men'dus), [key]
— adj.
  1. extraordinarily great in size, amount, or intensity: a tremendous ocean liner; tremendous talent.
  2. extraordinary in excellence: a tremendous movie.
  3. dreadful or awful, as in character or effect; exciting fear; frightening; terrifying.
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