fearless

adjective
fear·​less | \ ˈfir-ləs How to pronounce fearless (audio) \

Definition of fearless

: free from fear : brave

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Other Words from fearless

fearlessly adverb
fearlessness noun

Examples of fearless in a Sentence

skydiving is one sport that tends to attract fearless types
Recent Examples on the Web In any forum, Mooney was uniquely fearless as a comedian. Jake Coyle, Star Tribune, 19 May 2021 My life in a wheelchair taught me to be more fearless in life and to get things done without hesitation. Melanie Fine, Forbes, 6 May 2021 Yesufu was fearless against Wichita State, leading the team with 21 points. Ryan Kartje, Los Angeles Times, 19 Mar. 2021 McFadden, remembered as someone who was fearless and devoted to the fire service, suddenly became ill while fighting the blaze at the historic New Hartford House. Jessika Harkay, courant.com, 19 Aug. 2021 Letersky offers less a historical breakthrough than finer brushstrokes on an American icon, whom the author describes as kind, courteous, formal, thoughtful, fearless, occasionally funny, a perfect gentleman and a devout patriot. Jeff Rowe, Star Tribune, 12 July 2021 The buzz: Already one of the top defenders in the state and one of the best of the Class of 2024 nationwide, LeJeune-Woloszyn brings a stoic, fearless and tenacious personality to the field. Tom Lang, Detroit Free Press, 11 July 2021 Greg Noll, a legendary big-wave rider known for his ferocious and fearless style of challenging the sheer violence of the ocean, died Monday of natural causes, his family announced on Twitter. Houston Mitchell Assistant Sports Editor, Los Angeles Times, 30 June 2021 Men who score high in psychopathy tend to fit the alpha male archetype of being dominant, fearless, aggressive, and egocentric. Simon Croom, Fortune, 6 June 2021

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First Known Use of fearless

1540, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fearless

fear entry 1 + -less

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The first known use of fearless was in 1540

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18 Sep 2021

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“Fearless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fearless. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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More Definitions for fearless

fearless

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of fearless

: not afraid : very brave

fearless

adjective
fear·​less | \ ˈfir-ləs How to pronounce fearless (audio) \

Kids Definition of fearless

: not afraid : brave

Other Words from fearless

fearlessly adverb
fearlessness noun

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