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dauntless

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adjective daunt·less \-ləs\

Simple Definition of dauntless

  • : very brave

Full Definition of dauntless

  1. :  fearless, undaunted <a dauntless hero>

daunt·less·ly adverb
daunt·less·ness noun

Examples of dauntless

  1. <dauntless heroes who are inclined to rush to danger, not away from it>



1588

First Known Use of dauntless

1588


DAUNTLESS Defined for Kids

dauntless

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adjective daunt·less \ˈdȯnt-ləs\

Definition of dauntless

  1. :  bravely determined <The dauntless pilot performed dangerous maneuvers.>





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