Intimidating dictionary meaning
When you intimidate, you frighten or make someone afraid.A pet rat might intimidate your sister's friends, keeping them out of your fort.This is the British English definition of intimidating. Change your default dictionary to American English. Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that Definition and synonyms of intimidate from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Education.Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz? THE AMERICAN HERITAGE® DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, FIFTH EDITION by the Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.
This imbalance distinguishes bullying from conflict. Bullying is the activity of repeated, aggressive behavior intended to hurt another individual, physically, mentally, or emotionally.
This may have been as a connecting sense between "lover" and "ruffian" as in "protector of a prostitute", which was one sense of "bully" (though not specifically attested until 1706). Collective bullying is known as mobbing, and can include any of the individual types of bullying.
Physical, verbal, and relational bullying are most prevalent in primary school and could also begin much earlier whilst continuing into later stages in individuals lives.
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