Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb daunt

1 sense of daunt

Sense 1
daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare -- (cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal")
       => intimidate, restrain -- (to compel or deter by or as if by threats)

Antonyms of adj daunting

1 sense of daunting

Sense 1
daunting, intimidating -- (discouraging through fear)

INDIRECT (VIA discouraging) -> encouraging -- (giving courage or confidence or hope; "encouraging advances in medical research")

Similarity of adj daunting

1 sense of daunting

Sense 1
daunting, intimidating -- (discouraging through fear)
       => discouraging (vs. encouraging) -- (depriving of confidence or hope or enthusiasm and hence often deterring action; "where never is heard a discouraging word")

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