副词:dauntingly 名词:daunter 动词过去式:daunted 过去分词:daunted 现在分词:daunting 第三人称单数:daunts
dom＝to tame（驯服），to rule（统治）
1 [Tn usu passive 通常用于被动语态] discourage (sb); frighten 使（某人）气馁; 威吓
*I was rather daunted by the thought of addressing such an audience. 我一想到要对这样的听众讲话, 就有些胆小.
2 (idm 习语) nothing `daunted (fml or joc 文或谑) not at all discouraged 毫无惧色; 毫不气馁
*Their guide deserted them, but, nothing daunted, they pressed on into the jungle. 向导离他们而去, 但是他们毫不气馁, 仍向森林进发.
v [T usually passive]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French;Origin: danter, from Latin domitare 'to train (something) so that it obeys']
to make someone feel afraid or less confident about something
He felt utterly daunted by the prospect of moving to another country.
Don't be daunted by all the technology.
old-fashioned used to say that someone continues or starts to do something in spite of difficulties
It was steep but, nothing daunted, he started climbing.