verb (used with object), in·tim·i·dat·ed, in·tim·i·dat·ing.
Origin of intimidate
Examples from the Web for intimidation
The Toronto Star reported that three different women (all unnamed) alleged all manner of harassment and intimidation.
Thus the rumor as well as the reality of the threat is used for intimidation.
“No” campaigners and journalists have reported bullying and intimidation.
Threats, intimidation, and the usual Internet vitriol sprouted.
Hundreds of families moved out of their homes in Diyala province due to intimidation.
It was very strange, and Mr. Prohack had to fight against a feeling of intimidation.Mr. Prohack|E. Arnold Bennett
Intimidation is a powerful weapon of policy, both internationally and internally.Dictatorship vs. Democracy|Leon Trotsky
I inquired what was the 'intimidation' and 'coercion' referred to, and I believe was not very definitely answered.Letters and Literary Memorials of Samuel J. Tilden, v. 1|Samuel J. Tilden
And, where they were unable to hold their own by intimidation, they resorted to bribery.The Revolutionary Movement of 1848-9 in Italy, Austria-Hungary, and Germany|C. Edmund (Charles Edmund) Maurice
His method of overwhelming the legislators with favors was more effective in winning their support than intimidation and threats.Virginia under the Stuarts 1607-1688|Thomas J. Wertenbaker
British Dictionary definitions for intimidation
Word Origin for intimidate
Word Origin and History for intimidation (1 of 2)
1650s, noun of action from intimidate; perhaps modeled on French intimidation.