fearless

adjective
fear·less | \ˈfir-ləs \

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

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Hayes talked to Billboard about NPG taking Prince’s legendary stage without their fearless, perfectionist leader. Heran Mamo, Billboard, "Morris Hayes from New Power Generation Talks 'Celebrating Prince' Tribute at First Avenue: 'You Cannot Replace Prince'," 27 June 2018 His brilliant, fearless spirit touched and inspired so many, and his generosity knew no bounds. Eileen Reslen, Town & Country, "How Anthony Bourdain Became a Fierce #MeToo Advocate in His Support for Asia Argento," 8 June 2018 Be fearless and always carry a fork or pair of chopsticks. Andrew Knowlton, Bon Appetit, "Remembering Anthony Bourdain, Tony, Who Felt Like Everyone’s Friend," 8 June 2018 This month, the 34-year-old became the face of the label’s newest fragrance, Nomade, a warm floral homage to fearless women who know no boundaries. Celia Ellenberg, Vogue, "Inside the “Very French” Front Row Look of Chloé’s New Campaign Star," 1 Mar. 2018 These young future entrepreneurs are gonna be fearless because of moves like that. Alysha Tsuji, For The Win, "Steph Curry hopes he ‘moved the needle’ by being in conversation to own Panthers," 10 July 2018 The universe will always reward fearless self-discovery. Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure, "What June's Gemini Horoscope Means for You," 29 May 2018 Throughout all of this, June repeatedly escaped, and became all the more fearless in the face of Fred, her commander and abuser. refinery29.com, "What That Frustrating Handmaid's Tale Finale Means For Season 3," 11 July 2018 He was portrayed as forward-thinking, driven and fearless in the expansive report on the debate over what to do about Confederate monuments throughout the country. Kevin Litten, NOLA.com, "5 things we learned about Confederate monuments from '60 Minutes'," 12 Mar. 2018

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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

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of fearless

: not afraid : very brave

fearless

adjective
fear·less | \ˈfir-ləs \

Kids Definition of fearless

: not afraid : brave

Other Words from fearless

fearlessly adverb
fearlessness noun

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