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

Definition of fearless

: free from fear : brave

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 Even with her apt skater name, Stess isn’t necessarily fearless. Myah Taylor, Los Angeles Times, 22 July 2022 Abu Akleh covered the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for two decades, and was beloved across the region for her fearless reporting. Abeer Salman, CNN, 2 July 2022 Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa was surely in for a treat as the fearless Gabrielle Union posed poolside exclusively for husband Dwyane Wade on June 1, 2022. Chelsea Avila, Allure, 2 June 2022 Canada’s fearless alter ego already has left a trail of victories all over her hometown. Los Angeles Times, 16 May 2022 Betty Ford did it in front of the whole world and still managed to be fearless, frank, and kind. Anne Easton, Forbes, 17 Apr. 2022 In this year of the January 6th insurrection, panic surrounding critical race theory, and the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, Simone’s fiery, fearless performance points a damning finger at 2021. Michael Schulman, The New Yorker, 30 Nov. 2021 My brother [Richard Rosenthal] who produces the show with me, understands by putting me in certain situations that, for instance, Anthony Bourdain would be very brave and fearless in. Selome Hailu, Variety, 10 June 2022 The comedy-drama series features Andi Barnes, an ambitious divorce lawyer, Danni King, a funny and fearless airport employee, Karen Mott, a street-smart hair salon owner, and Sabrina Hollins, a smart and stylish bank teller. al, 1 June 2022 See More

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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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“Fearless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fearless. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for fearless


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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