Definition of 'daunting'
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Translations for 'daunting'
British English: daunting ADJECTIVE
Something that is daunting makes you feel slightly afraid or worried about dealing with it.
They were faced with the daunting task of restoring the house.
Definition of daunting from the Collins English Dictionary
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