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intimidated, past participle; intimidates, 3rd person singular present; intimidating, present participle; intimidated, past tense;
  1. Frighten or overawe (someone), esp. in order to make them do what one wants
    • - he tries to intimidate his rivals
    • - the intimidating defense lawyer

  1. make timid or fearful; "Her boss intimidates her"
  2. to compel or deter by or as if by threats
  3. (intimidating) daunting: discouraging through fear
  4. (intimidation) bullying: the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something
  5. (intimidation) the feeling of discouragement in the face of someone's superior fame or wealth or status etc.
  6. (intimidation) determent: a communication that makes you afraid to try something
  7. (Intimidates) Intimidation (also called cowing) is intentional behavior "which would cause a person of ordinary sensibilities" fear of injury or harm. It's not necessary to prove that the behavior was so violent as to cause or that the victim was actually frightened.
  8. To make timid or fearful; to inspire or affect with fear; to deter, as by threats; to dishearten; to abash; To impress, amaze, excite or induce extraordinary affection in others toward oneself
  9. (intimidating) threatening
  10. (Intimidation) to influence others through fear or threat of harm.
  11. (intimidation) As defined in the fair housing laws, it is the illegal act of coercing, intimidating, threatening, or interfering with a person in exercising or enjoying any right granted or protected by federal, state or local fair housing laws.
  12. (intimidation) act of discouraging by threats
  13. (Intimidation) A type of fallacious argument in which one party is told what to think, upon pain of physical, financial, emotional, or other penalty, or by simple browbeating and force of personality.
  14. (Intimidation) Behaviour towards another person (words or actions) which causes them to be intimidated eg: persistent name calling or verbal abuse
  15. (Intimidation) Inspiring or inducing fear (a favorite tactic of debt collection agencies).
  16. (Intimidation) To threaten another in order to influence his behavior. The threat may include physical harm, restraint, confinement, or accusations of crime (even if true).
  17. (Intimidation) To unlawfully place another person in reasonable fear of bodily harm through the use of threatening words and/or other conduct, but without displaying a weapon or subjecting the victim to actual physical attack.
  18. (Intimidation) Your abuser may use a variety of intimidation tactics designed to scare you into submission. Such tactics include making threatening looks or gestures, smashing things in front of you, destroying property, hurting your pets, or putting weapons on display. ...
  19. (Intimidation) n. In American diplomatic theory, the basis for cultural sensitivity and achievement of understanding.
  20. A creature with intimidate can’t be blocked except by artifact creatures and/or creatures that share a color with it. It first appeared in Zendikar. ...