Yet neither did this daunt the faithful men and women whom God Himself had sent to help those boys at the front.
She felt a dismal suspicion that this was going to daunt her.
Seeing, however, that it took a good deal of defeat to daunt the Christians, Abd-er-Rahmn resolved upon stronger measures.
Happy, healthy, hearty and with a fund of good nature that nothing could daunt.
A sailor by profession, he was an expert swimmer, and the river was not wide enough to daunt him.
If they are imaginary, there is too much in this Book against quackery to daunt us.
It was remote enough from any other land to daunt the strongest swimmer.
Even the storm at its height could not daunt such furious riders.
He had survived so much that coming dangers could not daunt him.
They had been in the same emergency before, so it did not daunt their enthusiasm.
c.1300, "to vanquish," from Old French danter, variant of donter (12c., Modern French dompter) "be afraid of, fear, doubt; control, restrain," from Latin domitare, frequentative of domare "to tame" (see tame (v.)). Sense of "to intimidate" is from late 15c. Related: Daunted; daunting.