Definition of intimidation in English:

intimidation

noun

mass noun
  • The action of intimidating someone, or the state of being intimidated.

    ‘the intimidation of witnesses and jurors’
    ‘the election was marred by allegations of government intimidation and vote-rigging’
    • ‘Otherwise intimidations or harassments follows and you simply cannot win a government contract without political affiliation or patronization.’
    • ‘Confidence in the strength of their ideas will give people the will to stand up to the threats and intimidation.’
    • ‘Threats and intimidations notwithstanding, the twin cities came alive with youngsters presenting themselves in all dazzling colours - clothes, bikes, and of course partners.’
    • ‘We are more often than not the victims of rape, violence, threats and intimidation.’
    • ‘A schoolboy was today behind bars for subjecting a family to a campaign of terror and intimidation.’
    frightening, menacing, terrifying, scaring, alarming, terrorization, terrorizing, cowing, subduing, daunting, unnerving
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Pronunciation

intimidation

/ɪnˌtɪmɪˈdeɪʃn/