intimidated


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in·tim·i·date

 (ĭn-tĭm′ĭ-dāt′)
tr.v. in·tim·i·dat·ed, in·tim·i·dat·ing, in·tim·i·dates
1. To make timid; fill with fear: The size of the opposing players intimidated us.
2. To coerce or deter, as with threats: The police intimidated the suspect into signing a false statement.

[Medieval Latin intimidāre, intimidāt- : Latin in-, causative pref.; see in-2 + Latin timidus, timid; see timid.]

in·tim′i·dat′ing·ly adv.
in·tim′i·da′tion n.
in·tim′i·da′tor n.
Synonyms: intimidate, browbeat, cow2, bully1
These verbs all mean to frighten into submission, compliance, or acquiescence. Intimidate implies the presence or operation of a fear-inspiring force: "It [atomic energy] may intimidate the human race into bringing order into its international affairs" (Albert Einstein).
Browbeat suggests the persistent application of highhanded, disdainful, or imperious tactics: browbeating a witness. Cow implies bringing out an abject state of timorousness and often demoralization: a dog that was cowed by abuse. To bully is to intimidate through blustering, domineering, or threatening behavior: workers who were bullied into accepting a poor contract.

intimidated

(ɪnˈtɪmɪdeɪtɪd)
adj
prevented or discouraged from acting because of fear
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intimidated - made timid or fearful as by threats
timid - showing fear and lack of confidence

intimidated

adjective frightened, afraid, alarmed, scared, terrified, cowed, unnerved, petrified, panicky, terrorized, in a panic, scared stiff, in a cold sweat, abashed, scared shitless (taboo slang), terror-stricken, shit-scared (taboo slang), affrighted (archaic), in fear and trepidation, numb with fear Women can come in here and not feel intimidated.
Translations

intimidated

[ɪnˈtɪmɪdeɪtɪd] adjintimidé(e)
to feel intimidated → se sentir intimidé
Women can come in here and not feel intimidated → Les femmes peuvent venir ici sans se sentir intimidées.
References in classic literature ?
He held the book open and Philip, intimidated, began to translate the passage he had prepared.
Amazed and intimidated, she gazed at him in silence.
I am not intimidated, like your father and your stepmother.
He appeared no ways intimidated by the approach of death.
I imagined her diffident, lying very quiet, with her side nestling shyly against the wharf to which she was made fast with very new lines, intimidated by the company of her tried and experienced sisters already familiar with all the violences of the ocean and the exacting love of men.
He had a frame seasoned to toils and hardships; a spirit not to be intimidated, and was reputed to be a "remarkable shot;" which of itself was sufficient to give him renown upon the frontier.
The window frame which prevented anyone from sitting on the outer sill was being forced out by two footmen, who were evidently flurried and intimidated by the directions and shouts of the gentlemen around.
I don't hit the ball the furthest, which I think is one of the reasons Tiger intimidated people so much.
Judge Niclas Parry told Sargerson, 24, a mother of two, that if witnesses were intimidated into not giving evidence then the whole justice system would collapse.
Whether we want to admit it, teens are intimidated by all financial institutions whether it is a bank or a credit Union.
London, Sep 21( ANI ): Former world number one Tiger Woods proved he isn't intimidated by Rory McIlroy after he outgunned the Ulsterman on the opening day of the Tour championship.
What I'm seeing is that Tiger's really intimidated by Rory," Norman said.