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3 definitions found
 for Daunted
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.]
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To repress or subdue the courage of; to check by fear of
        danger; to cow; to intimidate; to dishearten.
        [1913 Webster]
              Some presences daunt and discourage us. --Glanvill.
     Syn: To dismay; appall. See Dismay.
          [1913 Webster]

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,
     white-livered, yellow

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