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lionhearted

lionhearted

adjective li·on·heart·ed \ˈlī-ən-ˌhär-təd\

: very brave

Full Definition of LIONHEARTED

Examples of LIONHEARTED

  1. <traditionally young Masai men are consigned to a period of isolation in the bush in order to turn them into strong, lionhearted warriors>

First Known Use of LIONHEARTED

1616

Related to LIONHEARTED

Synonyms
bold, courageous, dauntless, doughty, fearless, gallant, greathearted, gutsy, gutty, heroic (also heroical), intrepid, brave, 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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