Definitions for daunting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. daunting, intimidating(adj)

    discouraging through fear


  1. daunting(Adjective)

    discouraging, inspiring fear

  2. daunting(Adjective)

    overwhelming, intimidatingly impressive

Webster Dictionary

  1. Daunting

    of Daunt

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    It's a very daunting task, and we're in deep trouble. The country's a mess.

  2. Hiroyasu Nishikawa:

    Toshiba is still facing a number of daunting issues, such as what to do with its unprofitable PC and TV businesses.

  3. Fred Burton:

    That’s the daunting challenge … there are simply too many jihadis and not enough counterterrorism agents or cops to [monitor] them.

  4. Martin Appleton-Clare:

    I saw the pies when I came in and it was a little bit daunting, but we got into the nitty gritty, second time champion, I'm happy with the performance.

  5. Geoff Porter:

    This is the system that he built, as long as he is in power he's going to keep it that way, the risks that come with market reform and privatization are too daunting for Algeria right now.

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