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1. intimidation

noun. ['ˌɪnˌtɪmɪˈdeɪʃən'] the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something.

Synonyms

  • terrorisation
  • frightening
  • terrorization
  • bullying

Antonyms

  • unalarming
  • submissive
  • incentive
  • approval

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Words that Rhyme with Intimidation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word intimidation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Approach the dog when he is calm and relaxed and try getting down to his level to limit intimidation.

Quotes containing the word intimidation


1. I don't think ethical people deal with intimidation as a method to achieve success. Undermining someone's self-esteem isn't a method to achieve success.
- Dominique Moceanu

2. . . . in no instance has a system in regard to religion been ever established, but for the purpose, as well as with the effect of its being made an instrument of intimidation, corruption, and delusion, for the support of depredation and oppression in the hands of governments.
- Jeremy Bentham, Constitutional Code; For the Use All Nations and All Governments Professing Liberal Opinions Volume 1

2. intimidation

noun. ['ˌɪnˌtɪmɪˈdeɪʃən'] the feeling of being intimidated; being made to feel afraid or timid.

Synonyms

  • fear
  • fearfulness

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • disrespect
  • courage

3. intimidation

noun. ['ˌɪnˌtɪmɪˈdeɪʃən'] the feeling of discouragement in the face of someone's superior fame or wealth or status etc..

Synonyms

  • discouragement
  • dismay

Antonyms

  • boldness
  • encourage
  • elate

4. intimidation

noun. ['ˌɪnˌtɪmɪˈdeɪʃən'] a communication that makes you afraid to try something.

Synonyms

  • deterrence
  • discouragement

Antonyms

  • hope
  • afraid
  • unafraid
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