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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French redoutable (spelled redoubtable in early modern French).

AdjectiveEdit

redoubtable (comparative more redoubtable, superlative most redoubtable)

  1. Eliciting respect or fear; imposing; awe-inspiring.
    The redoubtable New York Times has been called the "newspaper of record" of the United States.

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FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

redoubtable (plural redoubtables)

  1. Archaic spelling of redoutable.

Middle FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

redoubtable m, f (plural redoubtables)

  1. fearsome

DescendantsEdit