- 1to make someone feel nervous and less confident about doing something synonym intimidate
- 2 She was a brave woman but she felt daunted by the task ahead.
NAmE//dɔnt//[usually passive] daunt somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they daunt
he / she / it daunts
past simple daunted
-ing form daunting
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adjective synonym intimidating She has the daunting task of cooking for 20 people every day. Starting a new job can be a daunting prospect.
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