greathearted


great·heart·ed

adjective \ˈgrāt-ˌhär-təd\

Definition of GREATHEARTED

1
:  characterized by bravery :  courageous
2
great·heart·ed·ly adverb
great·heart·ed·ness noun

Examples of GREATHEARTED

  1. <those greathearted but otherwise ordinary individuals who answered their country's call for military service>
  2. <a greathearted program to provide basic necessities to millions of children in war-torn countries>

First Known Use of GREATHEARTED

14th century

Related to GREATHEARTED

Synonyms
bold, courageous, dauntless, doughty, fearless, gallant, brave, 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

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