from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To abate the courage of; discourage. See Synonyms at dismay.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To discourage, intimidate.
- v. To overwhelm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To overcome; to conquer.
- transitive v. To repress or subdue the courage of; to check by fear of danger; to cow; to intimidate; to dishearten.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To tame.
- To subdue; conquer; overcome.
- To subdue the courage of; cause to quail; check by fear of danger; intimidate; discourage.
- To cast down through fear or apprehension; cow down.
- n. A fright; a check.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cause to lose courage
Other northern employers were shocked that ex-slaves refused to work in conditions that would not daunt a farmer in the North.
"It is biblical, the tragedy that continues to daunt Haiti," Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said in Hawaii of the Haiti earthquake.
Filter views, custom pane set-ups, and options galore help you keep your TweetDeck experience in check - although the reams of options would likely daunt new users just looking for a way to tweet and read updates.
I'm supportive of President Obama but he needs to concentrate on the job loses and stop trying to wear everyone's shoes. daunt
What is it with the republicans from South Carolina? daunt
And we will be taking names of the Blue Dogs that vote against the plan. daunt
You will know when to start being productive again, it won't be too long of a wait. daunt
I am surprised her oil drilling buddies couldn't come up with more daunt
Liability, contract drafting, and the administrative tangles of setting up a non-profit are just a few of the difficulties that may daunt people who are trying to start a business.
All night he ran, blundering in the darkness into mishaps and obstacles that delayed but did not daunt.