Yet neither did this daunt the faithful men and women whom God Himself had sent to help those boys at the front.
But the appearance and aspect of Louis were not such as to daunt or dismay.
Seeing, however, that it took a good deal of defeat to daunt the Christians, Abd-er-Rahmn resolved upon stronger measures.
She felt a dismal suspicion that this was going to daunt her.
A sailor by profession, he was an expert swimmer, and the river was not wide enough to daunt him.
Happy, healthy, hearty and with a fund of good nature that nothing could daunt.
It was remote enough from any other land to daunt the strongest swimmer.
If they are imaginary, there is too much in this Book against quackery to daunt us.
He had survived so much that coming dangers could not daunt him.
Even the storm at its height could not daunt such furious riders.
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.