adj discouraging; frightening 使人气馁的; 吓人的
*The prospect of meeting the President is quite daunting. 一想到要会见总统就足以令人心悸.
frightening in a way that makes you feel less confident
The trip seemed rather daunting for a young girl.
He's got the daunting task of following in Ferguson's footsteps.
the daunting prospect of asking for a loan