How to Pronounce daunt?

Correct pronunciation for the word "daunt" is [dˈɔːnt], [dˈɔːnt], [d_ˈɔː_n_t].

"Daunt" in context

Daunt is a verb which means "to intimidate or discourage someone from taking an action." It implies a feeling of dread that arises from an unsettling or intimidating situation. It can be used in both a literal sense, such as feeling intimidated by a mean person in the street, or in a more figurative sense, as in feeling daunted by the scope of a large project. Daunt is an emotion that arises from a feeling of being overwhelmed by a situation that seems insurmountable. It is a feeling of being discouraged from taking a certain action or achieving a certain goal.

Usage over time for daunt:

This graph shows how "daunt" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

33 words made out of letters DAUNT

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