adjective un·daunt·ed \ˌən-ˈdn-təd, -ˈdän-\

: not afraid to continue doing something or trying to do something even though there are problems, dangers, etc.

Full Definition of UNDAUNTED

:  courageously resolute especially in the face of danger or difficulty :  not discouraged
un·daunt·ed·ly adverb

Examples of UNDAUNTED

  1. The firefighters were undaunted by the dangerous conditions they faced.
  2. Undaunted, they continued on their journey.

First Known Use of UNDAUNTED

15th century

Related to UNDAUNTED

bold, courageous, dauntless, doughty, fearless, gallant, greathearted, gutsy, gutty, heroic (also heroical), intrepid, lionhearted, manful, stalwart, stout, stouthearted, undauntable, brave, valiant, valorous
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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