Intimidating in a sentence
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'intimidate.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. CK 1 1093643 Tom has never been intimidated by anyone or anything. the feeling of discouragement in the face of someone's superior fame or wealth or status etc. the feeling of being intimidated; being made to feel afraid or timid 4. the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something 2.Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary.Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?a communication that makes you afraid to try something.The mob tries to intimidate shop owners into paying protection fees.
🔊The dictator tries to intimidate his enemies with verbal threats.
I was on the point of saying this, but Schomberg's stare was intimidating."Vow it then, madame," cried the prince, furious at not intimidating his victim.
The tone of the press there was intimidating, particularly toward Russia.
You can see "timid" in the middle of intimidate, and to be timid is to be frightened or to pull back from something.
When you intimidate, you frighten or make someone afraid.
A pet rat might intimidate your sister's friends, keeping them out of your fort.