Definition of Intimidating

1. Adjective. Discouraging through fear.

Exact synonyms: Daunting
Similar to: Discouraging



Definition of Intimidating

1. Verb. (present participle of intimidate) ¹

2. Adjective. threatening ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intimidating

1. intimidate [v] - See also: intimidate

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Literary usage of Intimidating

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1. Cases on the Law of Torts by Francis Hermann Bohlen (1915)
"It was held that the conduct of the defendants was intimidating and unlawful, and they were punished for violating the preliminary injunction. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Failing to ring about this reform by intimidating the Chamber, they sent revolutionary bands into the streets. "I have always tried to dissuade you from ..."

3. The Speeches of the Late Right Honourable Sir Robert Peel, Bart.: Delivered by Robert Peel (1853)
"... with a view of intimidating him in the discharge of his parliamentary duties. If the House considered that he had succeeded in establishing these two ..."

4. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"... rid of the clamorous Tories and hor.se thieves which he has, by intimidating suggestions and lavish promises, for years past, drawn from South Carolina, ..."

5. The Book of the Church by Robert Southey (1824)
"brought forth to hold disputations for the purpose rather of intimidating than of convincing them, had been committed to different prisons, and after these ..."

6. The Existing Conflict Between Republican Government and Southern Oligarchy by Green Berry Raum (1884)
"... Hazards—Wade Hampton Nominated for Governor—Organization of the Red Shirt Rifle Clubs—Their Work in Disturbing and intimidating Republican Meetings—The ..."

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