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valor

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noun val·or \ˈva-lər\

Simple Definition of valor

  • : courage or bravery

Full Definition of valor

  1. :  strength of mind or spirit that enables a person to encounter danger with firmness :  personal bravery

Examples of valor

  1. The soldiers received the nation's highest award for valor.

  2. <the absence of indecision even in the face of death is the true mark of valor>



Origin 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



VALOR Defined for Kids

valor

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noun val·or \ˈva-lər\

Definition of valor

  1. :  courage <… the strange dog, no matter what the breed or valor, swiftly acknowledged Buck's supremacy … — Jack London, The Call of the Wild>





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