daunt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive) To discourage, intimidate.
  2. (transitive) To overwhelm.

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Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

daunt

  1. Alternative form of daunten