What does daunt mean?

Definitions for dauntdɔnt, dɑnt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word daunt.

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Daunt

    dänt, or dawnt, v.t. to frighten: to discourage: to subdue.—adj. Daunt′less, not to be daunted.—adv. Daunt′lessly.—n. Daunt′lessness.—v.t. Daun′ton, to subdue: to dare. [O. Fr. danter (Fr. dompter)—L. domitāredomāre, to tame.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of daunt in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of daunt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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.

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