Looking at a huge list of vocabulary words is intimidating.
But, so far from intimidating him, this only the more confirmed him in his convictions and fervency.
However, the Sorbonne had not an intimidating repute for austerity.
This deed of blood, instead of intimidating the Saxons, provoked them to fury.
I was on the point of saying this, but Schomberg's stare was intimidating.
Every thing had been done by the Indians to render this show as intimidating as possible.
The Mohicans boldly sent back the intimidating yell of their enemies, who raised a shout of savage triumph at the fall of Gamut.
As to intimidating me, or changing my course, the thing cannot be done.
The adjective redoubtable traces back to the French word redute, meaning “to dread,” a combination of the prefix re-, which adds emphasis, and duter, which mean “to doubt.” But it isn't the redoubtable person that you doubt — it's yourself or your ability to compete against or be compared to him or her. But you can learn a lot from and be inspired by redoubtable people, if you can just get over being afraid of them.
Anyone or anything that is fearsome, daunting, or terrifying could be called intimidating. Climbing into the mouth of a volcano and trying to take a photograph for National Geographic would be extremely intimidating, because you could die, and if you don't, what if your pictures aren't that good?