Daunting vs Frightened - What's the difference?

daunting | frightened |


As verbs the difference between daunting and frightened

is that daunting is while frightened is (frighten).

As adjectives the difference between daunting and frightened

is that daunting is discouraging, inspiring fear while frightened is afraid; suffering from fear.

daunting

English

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • discouraging, inspiring fear
  • overwhelming, intimidatingly impressive
  • frightened

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Afraid; suffering from fear.
  • *
  • He tried to persuade Cicely to stay away from the ball-room for a fourth dance.But she said she must go back, and when they joined the crowd again her partner was haled off with a frightened look to the royal circle, […].

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Verb

    (head)
  • (frighten)