Definition of "daunt" [daunt]

  • (verb-transitive) To abate the courage of; discourage. See Synonyms at dismay.

Use "daunt" in a sentence

  • "Other northern employers were shocked that ex-slaves refused to work in conditions that would not daunt a farmer in the North."
  • ""It is biblical, the tragedy that continues to daunt Haiti," Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said in Hawaii of the Haiti earthquake."
  • "Filter views, custom pane set-ups, and options galore help you keep your TweetDeck experience in check - although the reams of options would likely daunt new users just looking for a way to tweet and read updates."

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