daunt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English daunten (also, to tame), from Old French danter, from Latin domitō (I tame), frequentative of domō (I tame, conquer), from Proto-Indo-European *demh₂- (to domesticate, tame).

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Verb[edit]

daunt (third-person singular simple present daunts, present participle daunting, simple past and past participle daunted)

  1. to discourage, intimidate
  2. to overwhelm

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