The act of making timid or fearful or of deterring by threats; the state of being intimidated; as, the voters were kept from the polls by intimidation.
To make someone fearful in order to make them do what another person wants them to do.
Inspiring or inducing fear (a favorite tactic of debt collection agencies).
Making someone afraid of you or getting them to do something they would really not want to do. ("Keith looked angry and intimidated his nephew to climb on his lap.")
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
a communication that makes you afraid to try something
The attempt to prevent an unwanted action by individuals, groups, or governments by the use of threats or by other means.
To discourage, inhibit, or frighten by threats.
Arousing fear and gaining power by convincing others that one is dangerous.
to compel or deter by or as if by threats
Engaging in behavior that prevents or discourages another student from exercising his/her rights to education. Such prohibited behavior includes the use of threats, coercion, or force.