Threats, intimidation, and the usual Internet vitriol sprouted.
Hundreds of families moved out of their homes in Diyala province due to intimidation.
It takes a certain type of mind to see such comments as attempts at intimidation.
1650s, noun of action from intimidate; perhaps modeled on French intimidation.
1640s, from Medieval Latin intimidatus, past participle of intimidare "to frighten, intimidate," from Latin in- "in" (see in- (2)) + timidus "fearful" (see timid). Related: Intimidated; intimidating.