Definition of Intimidation

1. Noun. The act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something.

Exact synonyms: Bullying
Generic synonyms: Aggression
Specialized synonyms: Frightening, Terrorisation, Terrorization
Derivative terms: Intimidate, Intimidate



2. Noun. The feeling of discouragement in the face of someone's superior fame or wealth or status etc..

3. Noun. The feeling of being intimidated; being made to feel afraid or timid.
Generic synonyms: Fear, Fearfulness, Fright
Derivative terms: Intimidate

4. Noun. A communication that makes you afraid to try something.
Exact synonyms: Determent, Deterrence
Generic synonyms: Discouragement
Derivative terms: Deter, Deter, Intimidate, Intimidate

Definition of Intimidation

1. n. The act of making timid or fearful or of deterring by threats; the state of being intimidated; as, the voters were kept from the polls by intimidation.

Definition of Intimidation

1. Noun. The act of making timid or fearful or of deterring by threats; the state of being intimidated; as, the voters were kept from the polls by intimidation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intimidation

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Literary usage of Intimidation

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1. Roman Law in the Modern World by Charles Phineas Sherman (1922)
"The Roman jurist Ulpian thus defines intimidation which is caused by threats: ... M intimidation is a state of compulsion often described as duress. ..."

2. History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 by James Ford Rhodes (1906)
"Nevertheless the evidence of intimidation by negroes seems more credible in the ... But whatever intimidation and fraud there were could do no more than ..."

3. Annual Report of the Commissioner of Labor by New York (State). Dept. of Labor (1915)
"Thus It Is contrary to law to use or threaten to use violence, force or intimidation In the prosecution of a strike (j 530 of the Penal Law, ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
""(10) 'intimidation,' in our Code, is the same with 'putting in fear' at common law, and is constructive force. When a party is put in fear of an ..."

5. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1894)
"... asserted the applicability of the writ of injunction to restrain railway employés from committing acts of violence or intimidation and from enforcing ..."

6. The Conflicts of Capital and Labour: Historically and Economically by George Howell (1890)
"I. — intimidation. § 1. WHEN this work was first published scarcely a week passed without some allusion in the press, or by public speakers, ..."

7. Democracy and Liberty by William Edward Hartpole, Lecky (1896)
"TRADE-UNION OUTRAGES providing summary punishment for the employment of threats, intimidation, molestation, and obstruction directed to the attainment of ..."

8. Labor Laws and Their Enforcement: With Special Reference to Massachusetts by Charles Edward Person, Susan Myra Kingsbury (1911)
"H. intimidation. RL 1902,106, sees. 10-13. — Codifies 1875, 211, sees. ... "intimidation from trade unions." Sec. 13. Right of employee in public work to ..."

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