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
This was a story of liberty — first, freedom from Europe through the bravery of the revolutionaries and the wisdom of the Framers.
His relentless work off the ball and bravery in the penalty area should serve him well.
There’s ape betrayal, ape bravery, ape joy and lots of ape action in War for the Planet of the Apes.
The book is a window into the beauty and bravery that managed to play out amid the horrors of the Holocaust.
The National World War II Museum's soaring wings of glass and metal provide an architectural salute to the sacrifices and bravery of the men and women who fought in the war.
Though she is forced into slavery, Aida’s bravery sparks Radames’ interest in her.
New video released Wednesday shows another angle of the shooting's aftermath -- and the bravery of a little girl who witnessed it, CBS News' Mireya Villarreal reports.
The first program, Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White, will actually involve the Olympic athlete racing against sharks in a feat of remarkable 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
BRAVERY Defined for Kids
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