un·​in·​tim·​i·​dat·​ed | \ ˌən-in-ˈti-mə-ˌdā-təd How to pronounce unintimidated (audio) \

Definition of unintimidated

: not made timid or fearful : not intimidated was unintimidated by threats

Examples of unintimidated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet as a training exercise with bonafide tension, with the outcome dependent on last-minute free throws, a mild early season scare against an unintimidated opponent is of infinitely more value than another yawn-inducing blowout. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, "Louisville basketball coach Chris Mack committed to wielding depth as a weapon," 25 Nov. 2019 Evidently unintimidated, the driver offers a polite smile and nods at me. Christopher Bagley, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Bewitching Time Warp of Transylvania, Romania," 4 May 2018 The teens have offered a fresh, and strikingly unintimidated, perspective on the calcified debate over gun control and gun rights in America. Joe Garofoli, San Francisco Chronicle, "Bay Area student organizers are in vanguard in wake of Florida slayings," 24 Feb. 2018 But he is matched by Ms. Krieps, an actress from Luxembourg as canny and unintimidated as Alma herself. A.o. Scott, New York Times, "Review: Daniel Day-Lewis Sews Up Another Great Performance in ‘Phantom Thread’," 24 Dec. 2017 But Diana would reach out, unintimidated, and touch. Michelle Tauber, PEOPLE.com, "How Princess Diana Used the Power of Touch to Smash Stigmas: ‘She Wasn’t a Gloves Person’," 31 July 2017

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First Known Use of unintimidated

1764, in the meaning defined above

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“Unintimidated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unintimidated. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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