Crossword Clue & Answers
1 January 2016
We found 7 answers for the crossword clue 'Daunting'.
Based on the recent crossword puzzles featuring 'Daunting' we have classified it as a cryptic crossword clue.
We have given Daunting a popularity rating of 'Common' because it has featured in a number crossword publications.
As well as being a clue we've also seen Daunting as an answer itself some 14 times.
Daunting is a single word clue made up of 8 letters.
Definitions and usage
Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Daunting', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Daunting' and give you a hint.
- Discouraging through fear
Provoking fear terror; "a scary movie"; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"
Inspiring awe or admiration or wonder; "New York is an amazing city"; "the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight"; "the awesome complexity of the universe"; "this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath"- Melville; "Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent"
Causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"
Extremely impressive in strength or excellence; "a formidable opponent"; "the challenge was formidable"; "had a formidable array of compositions to his credit"; "the formidable army of brains at the Prime Minister's disposal"
Worthy of respect or honor; "born of a redoubtable family"
Discouraging through fear
Destructive of morale and self-reliance
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