Definitions for dauntdɔnt, dɑnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare(verb)

    cause to lose courage

    "dashed by the refusal"


  1. daunt(Verb)

    To discourage, intimidate.

  2. daunt(Verb)

    To overwhelm.

  3. Origin: daunten (also, to tame), from danter, from domitare (to tame); compare domare, to tame, conquer

Webster Dictionary

  1. Daunt(verb)

    to overcome; to conquer

  2. Daunt(verb)

    to repress or subdue the courage of; to check by fear of danger; to cow; to intimidate; to dishearten

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steve Gold:

    Nothing about the FIFA case is likely to daunt him, given some of the cases he’s already dealt with.

Translations for daunt

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • сплашвам, обезкуражавамBulgarian
  • intimidar, agobiar, descorazonarSpanish
  • musertaa, pelottaaFinnish
  • intimider, démonter, découragerFrench
  • afschrikken, overweldigenDutch
  • desencorajar, desaconselharPortuguese

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