Definition of bravery
2a : fine clothes wearing their Sunday braveryb : showy display the streets strewed with flowers and full of pageantry, banners, and bravery — John Evelyn
Examples of bravery in a Sentence
He received a medal for bravery.
children in their Sunday bravery
Recent Examples of bravery from the Web
By 1989, Mr. Duterte, who was already cultivating an image as a tough-talking mayor who valued bravery and ferocity, was the godfather at General dela Rosa’s wedding.
On Sunday, former CBS news anchor Dan Rather asked Trump to acknowledge the attack and bravery of the Good Samaritans.
Your bravery, selflessness, & heroism will never be forgotten.
Namkai Meche’s mother, Asha Deliverance, posted a photo of her son on Facebook, praising his bravery.
Brooks is long dead, but the heirs to his peculiar notion of bravery govern America still.
Join us for a national service recalling the honor and bravery of those who have died serving our Armed Forces.
Being a war photographer requires, first of all, bravery, or at least the ability to stay calm in situations of extreme danger.
To those fans, the hoopla Stern creates is a mark of bravery.
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BRAVERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bravery for English Language Learners
: the quality that allows someone to do things that are dangerous or frightening : the quality or state of being brave
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