I said this to myself, resolutely, by way of answer to the intimidating storm.This arbitrary conduct did not succeed in intimidating the other Councillors.Was the fool about to intimidate him with talk of supernatural vengeance?On this occasion Beatrice dressed to dazzle and intimidate one of her own sex.To bully is to intimidate through blustering, domineering, or threatening behavior: workers who were bullied into accepting a poor contract.
For each word (easy, mild, basic, light, simple, difficult, hard, heavy, tough, tricky, ...) you will find about 10 to 40 synonyms.
I'm wanting to say something like, "He was a nice enough guy, she thought, but it was an effort just to take notice of him. " From a native speaker and professional writer: The term you need depends on how harshly you want to express yourself.
In order of harshness and irony: Sad, invisible, vanilla, wallpaper, dishrag, doormat, nonexistent, pathetic, masochistic.
I merely laughed at him; I could not but think that this was said merely to intimidate me.
When he found him incorruptible by his favours, he tried to intimidate him.
encouraging, goofy, consoling, featherbrained, relaxing, inviting, benignant, bright, tender, Quieting, happy, mirthful, lighthearted, light-headed, cheerful, soft, lulling, quiet, flighty, gentle, bland, sweet, sunny, giddy, tranquil, meek, glad, agreeable, mellow, mild, calming, scatterbrained, playful, silly, frivolous, pleasant, soothing, pleasing, merry, tranquilizing, harebrained, pacifying, comforting, reassuring, easy, benign.