from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective serving to discourage, dishearten, or intimidate; discouraging; disheartening. Opposite of encouraging.

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  • verb Present participle of daunt.
  • adjective discouraging, inspiring fear
  • adjective overwhelming, intimidatingly impressive

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  • adjective discouraging through fear


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