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English definition of “daunt”

daunt

verb [T]     /dɔːnt/
If someone is daunted by something, they are worried because it is difficult or frightening: [often passive] I was a bit daunted by the idea of cooking for so many people.Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upsetFrightening and scaringDiscouraging and putting off
(Definition of daunt verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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