Simple Definition of valor
: courage or bravery
Full Definition of valor
: strength of mind or spirit that enables a person to encounter danger with firmness : personal bravery
Examples of valor in a sentence
The soldiers received the nation's highest award for valor.
<the absence of indecision even in the face of death is the true mark of valor>
Origin and Etymology of valor
Middle English valour worth, worthiness, bravery, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin valor, from Latin valēre to be of worth, be strong — more at wield
First Known Use: 14th century
Rhymes with valor
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