verb (used with object), in·tim·i·dat·ed, in·tim·i·dat·ing.
Origin of intimidate
SYNONYMS FOR intimidate
Can be confusedintimate intimidate
Examples from the Web for intimidated
I would have told them, ‘Do not get into a pattern in which you’re intimidated by these kinds of criminal attacks.
Is it possible that Sclove felt pressured or intimidated in ways Kopin did not notice or understand?Exclusive: Brown University Student Speaks Out on What It’s Like to Be Accused of Rape|Cathy Young|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mendoza then approached Colombian contractors, but they were far too intimidated by the ever-present menace of Escobar.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens|Jeff Campagna|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He has intimidated and humiliated the fledgling pro-European government in Kiev.Obama’s Nuclear Summit Aimed to Stop Terrorists. Now Putin’s the Issue.|Christopher Dickey, Jamie Dettmer, Nadette De Visser|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Overweight people are often intimidated and pushed away by traditional gym industry.Downsize Fitness, the Gym for Overweight Members Only|Daniel Gross|October 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was not till she had endured a short imprisonment that she was intimidated into concealing her convictions.The Duchess of Trajetto|Anne Manning
Edith was intimidated; and the young man presently went away whistling.Christopher and Columbus|Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
King or protector, he must have intimidated every parliament, or sunk under its encroachments.
The two men snapped their angry eyes at each other, and Uncle Trufant turned away, intimidated for the moment.The Skipper and the Skipped|Holman Day
The presence of Dolores from whom he could no longer conceal the truth, intimidated him and rendered him mute.Which?|Ernest Daudet