|Origin:||danter, from Latin domitare 'to train (something) so that it obeys'|
daunt [transitive usually passive]
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.
used to say that someone continues or starts to do something in spite of difficulties:
It was steep but, nothing daunted, he started climbing.