Synonyms for Daunt:

n.

unsettle, distress, weigh on, disturb, concern, bother, tear apart, alarm, worry. appall, shock, shake, consternate, fear, horrify. daunt (noun)
scare away, frighten off, frighten away, scare off, pall, dash, scare.
dismay (noun)
horrify, appall, study at dismay.

v.

de-motivate (verb)
stifle, hinder, throttle, impede, hamper, frustrate, paralyze, curb, de-motivate.
deject (verb)
deject, dismay.
dissuade (verb)
dissuade, dampen, check, intimidate, disincline, deflect, dishearten, discourage, inhibit, divert, admonish, avert, deter, restrain, ban, chill, bar, depress, derail, prevent.
emotion (verb)
scare away, frighten off, frighten away, scare off, pall, dash, scare.
frighten, alarm (verb)
horrify, discourage, intimidate, browbeat, scare, dismay, appall, bully, consternate, dishearten, deter, shake.

Other synonyms:

consternate. appall, horrify. shake. dismay
consternate.
frighten
scare away, scare off.
Other relevant words:
scare, pall, appall, frighten away, consternate, scare off, alarm, horrify, fear, bother, dash, distress, scare away, shock, disturb, shake, frighten off.

Usage examples for daunt

  1. Such behavior may have perplexed Potts, but daunt him it could not. – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson