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tr.v. daunt·ed, daunt·ing, daunts
To lessen the courage or resolution of; dishearten or intimidate: "Dogged by sickness, daunted by the continuing economic downturn, he continued to fall behind" (Brooks D. Simpson).
[Middle English daunten, from Old French danter, from Latin domitāre, frequentative of domāre, to tame; see demə- in Indo-European roots.]
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|Adj.||1.||daunted - caused to show discomposure; "refused to be fazed by the objections"|
discomposed - having your composure disturbed; "looked about with a wandering and discomposed air"
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adjective intimidated, alarmed, shaken, frightened, overcome, cowed, discouraged, deterred, dismayed, put off, disillusioned, unnerved, demoralized, dispirited, downcast I felt a little daunted by the size of the task.
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