intimidated
intimidated intimidated adj. 1. made timid or fearful as by threats. [WordNet 1.5]

2. frightened into submission or compliance.

Syn: browbeaten, bullied, cowed, hangdog. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • intimidated — [[t]ɪntɪ̱mɪdeɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ Someone who feels intimidated feels frightened and lacks confidence because of the people they are with or the situation they are in. Women can come in here and not feel intimidated …   English dictionary

  • Intimidated — Intimidate In*tim i*date, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intimidated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intimidating}.] [LL. intimidatus, p. p. of intimidare to frighten; pref. in in + timidus fearful, timid: cf. F. intimider. See {Timid}.] To make timid or fearful; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intimidated — in|tim|i|dat|ed [ınˈtımıdeıtıd] adj [not before noun] feeling worried and lacking confidence because of the situation you are in or the people you are with ▪ I was shy, and felt intimidated by the older students …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • intimidated — in|tim|i|dat|ed [ ın tımı,deıtəd ] adjective never before noun feeling nervous or frightened of someone or something: Children cannot learn if they feel intimidated …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • intimidated — adjective (not before noun) feeling worried and less confident, for example because you are in a difficult situation or other people seem better than you: I was shy, and felt intimidated by the older students …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • intimidated — UK [ɪnˈtɪmɪˌdeɪtɪd] / US [ɪnˈtɪmɪˌdeɪtəd] adjective [never before noun] feeling nervous or frightened of someone or something Children cannot learn if they feel intimidated …   English dictionary

  • intimidated — [ɪnˈtɪmɪˌdeɪtɪd] adj feeling nervous or frightened of someone or something Children cannot learn if they feel intimidated.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • intimidated — adjective Affected by intimidation …   Wiktionary

  • intimidated — Synonyms and related words: afraid, aghast, appalled, ashen, astounded, awed, awestricken, awestruck, blanched, chicken, chickenhearted, coward, cowardly, cowed, daunted, deadly pale, dismayed, fainthearted, fearful, frozen, funking, funky, gray… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • intimidated — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. frightened, terrified, cowed, daunted, browbeaten, bullied; see also afraid 1 , 2 , horror stricken …   English dictionary for students

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