[ in-tim-i-dey-shuhn ]
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  1. the act of inducing fear or awe:The true motive of most street harassment is intimidation.

  2. the act or process of attempting to force or deter an action by inducing fear:She spoke passionately about the violence and intimidation suffered by African Americans in Mississippi seeking to register to vote.

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Words Nearby intimidation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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