unintimidated

adjective

un·​in·​tim·​i·​dat·​ed ˌən-in-ˈti-mə-ˌdā-təd How to pronounce unintimidated (audio)
: not made timid or fearful : not intimidated
was unintimidated by threats

Examples of unintimidated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My general preference is for programs where, say, Beethoven’s amazing Seventh Symphony is performed alongside contemporary scores, including, ideally, a new piece by a young composer who is indebted to Beethoven but unintimidated by the big guy and eager to share the stage with him. Gilbert Cruz, New York Times, 23 Feb. 2021 All of Garzon’s experience in her home country — three club seasons, a stint as a starter on the national team — molded her into someone both physically able to play in college and unintimidated by the challenges ahead of her in Indiana. Wilson Moore, The Indianapolis Star, 12 Jan. 2023 DeSantis was not the only Republican who appeared unintimidated to challenge Trump for the 2024 nomination. Anchorage Daily News, 10 Nov. 2022 The Los Angeles Rams are the reigning Super Bowl champions, and the Buffalo Bills are clearly unintimidated. Josh Peter, USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2022 This athletic, youthful and well-coached Pelicans team is undeterred and unintimidated. Kent Somers, The Arizona Republic, 24 Apr. 2022 In a reporting and Newspaper Guild career spanning nearly 40 years, Ms. Levy was wholly unimpressed by power and wholly unintimidated by those who wielded it. Washington Post, 8 Dec. 2021 Early on, the Patriots remained unintimidated, smashing a pair of home runs off Bieber. Marc Bona, cleveland, 19 Sep. 2021 As both teams adjust to the loss of top stars due to the Tokyo Olympics, coach Marc Skinner said his side is unintimidated by the road environment. Julia Poe, orlandosentinel.com, 18 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1764, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unintimidated was in 1764

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“Unintimidated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unintimidated. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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