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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Daunt \Daunt\ (d[add]nt; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Daunted; p.
pr. & vb. n. Daunting.] [OF. danter, F. dompter to tame,
subdue, fr. L. domitare, v. intens. of domare to tame. See
1. To overcome; to conquer. [Obs.]
2. To repress or subdue the courage of; to check by fear of
danger; to cow; to intimidate; to dishearten.
Some presences daunt and discourage us. --Glanvill.
Syn: To dismay; appall. See Dismay.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: caused to show discomposure; "refused to be fazed by the
objections" [syn: bothered, daunted, fazed]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
44 Moby Thesaurus words for "daunted":
affrighted, afraid, alarmed, chicken, chickenhearted, consternated,
coward, cowardly, cowed, dismayed, disquieted, fainthearted,
fearful, frightened, funking, funky, henhearted, in a fright,
in a funk, intimidated, lily-livered, milk-livered, milksoppish,
milksoppy, mousy, overtimid, overtimorous, panic-prone, panicky,
pigeonhearted, rabbity, sissified, sissy, soft, startled, timid,
timorous, unmanly, unmanned, weak, weak-kneed, weakhearted,
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