From Frenchintimidation, from Medieval Latin as if *intimidatio, from intimidare (“to intimidate"); see intimidate.
Intimidation Sentence Examples
These have led to the secrecy of the ballot, and hence to a greater or less extent have prevented intimidation and bribery.
The Blair government reduced the unemployment figures by using intimidation at the job centers.
I admit that at the late elections corruption and intimidation prevailed to a very lamentable extent.
The state debt was large, taxation was heavy, and industry was unsettled; worthless paper money was in circulation, yet some men demanded more; debtors were made desperate by prosecution; the state government seemed weak, the Federal government contemptibly so; the local courts would not, or from intimidation feared to, punish the turbulent, and demagogues encouraged ideas of popular power.