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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tre·men·dous /trɪˈmɛndəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tre·men·dous a.  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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power
             or degree; "an enormous boulder"; "enormous expenses";
             "tremendous sweeping plains"; "a tremendous fact in
             human experience; that a whole civilization should be
             dependent on technology"- Walter Lippman; "a plane
             took off with a tremendous noise" [syn: enormous]
      2: extraordinarily good; used especially as intensifiers; "a
         fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!";
         "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare
         books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a
         tremendous achievement" [syn: fantastic, howling(a), marvelous,
          marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, wonderful, wondrous]