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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of intimidate.
  • adj. threatening

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. discouraging; inhibiting; deterring. Opposite of encouraging.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. discouraging through fear


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  • My adjectival use: 'They tried to make it an intimidating experience.'

    August 22, 2011