What is another word for dauntingly?

Pronunciation: [dˈɔːntɪŋlɪ] (IPA)

Dauntingly is a word that is often used to describe something that is intimidating or overwhelming. However, there are many other words that can be used as synonyms for dauntingly. Some examples include: fearfully, anxiously, nervously, timorously, hesitantly, dubiously, skeptically, suspiciously, warily, and tentatively. Each of these words carries a slightly different connotation and can be used to describe different kinds of situations. For instance, fearfully might be used to describe someone who is scared to take a risk, while tentatively might be used to describe someone who is unsure about how to proceed with a task. By using different synonyms for dauntingly, it is possible to add depth and nuance to one's writing or speech.

Usage examples for Dauntingly

He has said that the mountain, falling away into dark gulfs, was "dauntingly terrible."
"See America First"
Orville O. Hiestand
Save for the faint, doleful sound the wind made it was dauntingly silent and desolate.
"Prescott of Saskatchewan"
Harold Bindloss

Famous quotes with Dauntingly

  • The poets whom I knew then were all men and all seemed dauntingly sure of themselves - although I am sure that really they were as uncertain as I was.
    Helen Dunmore

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