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dauntless

adjective daunt·less \-ləs\

: very brave

Full Definition of DAUNTLESS

:  fearless, undaunted <a dauntless hero>
daunt·less·ly adverb
daunt·less·ness noun
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Examples of DAUNTLESS

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

First Known Use of DAUNTLESS

1588

Related to DAUNTLESS

Synonyms
bold, courageous, brave, doughty, fearless, gallant, greathearted, gutsy, gutty, heroic (also heroical), intrepid, lionhearted, manful, stalwart, stout, stouthearted, undauntable, undaunted, valiant, valorous
Antonyms
chicken, chickenhearted, chicken-livered, coward, cowardly, craven, dastardly, fainthearted, fearful, gutless, lily-livered, milk-livered [archaic], nerveless, poltroon, poor-spirited, pusillanimous, spineless, spiritless, timorous, uncourageous, ungallant, unheroic, weakhearted, yellow
DAUNTLESS Defined for Kids

dauntless

adjective daunt·less \ˈdnt-ləs\

Definition of DAUNTLESS for Kids

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

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