Definition of Daunting

1. Adjective. Discouraging through fear.

Exact synonyms: Intimidating
Similar to: Discouraging



Definition of Daunting

1. Verb. (present participle of daunt) ¹

2. Adjective. discouraging, inspiring fear ¹

3. Adjective. overwhelming, intimidatingly impressive ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Daunting

1. daunt [v] - See also: daunt

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Literary usage of Daunting

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1. History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884 by John Thomas Scharf, Thompson Westcott (1884)
"It seems composed to suit tho family-hearth anil fireside comforts of Rood and sober citizens, never daunting in the gaudy glare of party allurements ..."

2. The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or, The Country Gentleman's Companion, in All ...Sports (1735)
"... it will not be convenient to work him. and other maladies, and alfo a daunting of his Spirit, and abating his natural courage. ..."

3. Oecd Economic Surveys by Oecd (2007)
"Conclusion: a daunting agenda for national and EU authorities Because fiscal policy is primarily in the hands of national authorities, there is only so much ..."

4. The Black Douglas by Samuel Rutherford Crockett (1899)
"CHAPTER XIII A daunting SUMMONS NOT far before them had ridden the Earl and the Lady Sybilla. Behind these two came the Marshal de Retz and the fat Lord of ..."

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