Proper Pronunciation Guide

formidable

[fɔ͜ɚ mə də bḷ]

Tips:

  • Stress the first syllable.

  • Pronounce both the letters “i” and “a” as the weak schwa vowel

    /ə/.

Practice Sentences:

The actor had a formidable presence on stage.
The opposition had done a formidable amount of research on our candidate.

Definition:

  • (adjective) Imposing, large, and powerful; intimidating.

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