AskDefine | Define daunt

Dictionary Definition

daunt v : cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal" [syn: dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare]

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Verb

  1. to discourage
  2. to overwhelm

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admonish, alarm, appall, awe, baffle, beat down, break, browbeat, bulldoze, bully, castrate, caution, clamp down on, coerce, compel, cow, cry out against, despotize, deter, discomfit, disconcert, discourage, dishearten, dispirit, dissuade, domineer, domineer over, enslave, expostulate, faze, foil, frighten, frighten off, frustrate, grind, grind down, henpeck, horrify, intimidate, keep down, keep under, kid out of, lord it over, oppress, overawe, overbear, overmaster, override, press heavy on, put off, remonstrate, repress, ride over, ride roughshod over, scare, shake, stop, subjugate, suppress, talk out of, terrify, terrorize, threaten, thwart, trample down, trample upon, tread down, tread upon, tyrannize, tyrannize over, unman, unnerve, unpersuade, upset, walk all over, walk over, warn, weigh heavy on
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