intimidire

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From in- +‎ timido +‎ -ire. Compare Medieval Latin intimidāre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /in.ti.miˈdi.re/
  • Rhymes: -ire
  • Hyphenation: in‧ti‧mi‧dì‧re

VerbEdit

intimidìre (first-person singular present intimidìsco, first-person singular past historic intimidìi, past participle intimidìto, auxiliary (transitive) avére or (intransitive) èssere)

  1. (transitive) to frighten
    Synonyms: intimorire, impaurire
  2. (transitive) to threaten, intimidate
    Synonym: minacciare
  3. (transitive) to make shy
  4. (intransitive) to become shy, to become frightened [auxiliary essere]

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