daunted daunted  /ˈdɔn tɪd/


  • (adj) caused to show discomposure



  1. Meanwhile, ranchers, daunted by the threat of wolves preying on their livestock, are hoping for better protection.
  2. As usual, Considine faced a deadline that would have daunted a less workmanlike writer.
  3. Sometimes a frantic heave will net a score, but you get the sense that even if McCain stages a last-minute rally, Obama will not be daunted.


  • E3: Nintendo's Moffitt on Wii U, console prices and more

    LOS ANGELES — Nintendo isn’t daunted by the coming challenge from Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4. Nor is it planning to cut the price of its Wii U, which has had a slow start since its debut last November, when it launched the next generation of the game c
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Seattle Times


  1. "They are not small guys, but I've come up against them before in Super 14, so it's not something I'm daunted by in any respect," Barnes said. "Whoever is going to play there has got a tough challenge."
    on Jul 9, 2008 By: Berrick Barnes Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "We have certainly not bitten an inch out of the hide of Google," Diller said at an investor conference on Tuesday. "I've been daunted by the progress of that."
    on Jan 9, 2008 By: Barry Diller Source: Scientific American

  3. "We are not daunted by shadows because we carry the light that defines them - the light of freedom and democracy, of human rights and the rule of law, the light of this country's tangible progress to date, and its determination and hope for the...
    on May 22, 2007 By: Stephen Harper Source: National Post

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