Less intimidating synonym
The main meaning of the noun is ‘a person or thing that’s a threat or danger to others’: characters is Dennis the Menace.
Dennis is a badly behaved boy rather than an out-and-out yob.
Cow implies bringing out an abject state of timorousness and often demoralization: a dog that was cowed by abuse.
To bully is to intimidate through blustering, domineering, or threatening behavior: workers who were bullied into accepting a poor contract.
Tweets are typically innocuous, ephemeral, and (dare I say it?
) trivial messages, and then there’s that cute little birdie forming the Twitter logo – how could anyone feel menaced by that?
Although I want to focus on verbs, as a fan of the British comic , I can’t resist a quick diversion into ‘menace’ as a noun.
Sentences with the word intimidating What is the meaning of the word intimidating? This will signal that you aren't playing the role of an ice queen. If you're at a dance club, surrounded by a large crowd of your female friends, it's unlikely that a man will approach you, says Cutaia Olson.Limit the amount of friends you take with you on outings, especially if you're hoping to attract a male interest.While all these three synonyms convey a sense of fear, danger, or unpleasantness being used to achieve an aim, there are some interesting nuances of meaning that differentiate them.Unlike threaten and intimidate, ‘menace’ can be both a noun and a verb.