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Noun: intimidation  in,ti-mu'dey-shun
  1. The act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something
    - bullying
  2. The feeling of discouragement in the face of someone's superior fame, wealth or status etc.
  3. The feeling of being intimidated; being made to feel afraid or timid
  4. A communication that makes you afraid to try something
    - determent, deterrence

Derived forms: intimidations

Type of: aggression, discouragement, disheartenment, dismay, fear, fearfulness, fright

Encyclopedia: Intimidation