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 Freiermuth has a long way to go before he’s truly deserving of that nickname, but the Penn State product is fearless after the catch, plowing through defenders a la the future Buccaneers hall of famer. Jim Ayello, The Indianapolis Star, "10 Day 2 targets for the Colts: Big need to fill at LT, but other positions possible," 30 Apr. 2021 The owners of Unplugged have blended their brewing knowledge, passion and fearless attitude to experiment in the brewhouse. Marc Bona, cleveland, "Unplugged Brewing Co. weathers Covid, brewing creative beers in Elyria," 22 Mar. 2021 So much humor to follow owes a debt to the eccentric, fearless style of this sketch comedy show that launched comedians like Michael Ian Black, Thomas Lennon, Joe Lo Truglio, Michael Showalter, and David Wain. Brian Tallerico, Vulture, "The 40 Best TV Shows on Paramount+," 4 Mar. 2021 Dangerfield played with a fearless style that belied her small stature. Kent Youngblood, Star Tribune, "Dangerfield wins WNBA rookie of the year; Reeve is top coach," 17 Sep. 2020 Another former pupil, Meg O'Brien, said Briggs-Bunting was fearless. John Wisely, Detroit Free Press, "Jane Briggs-Bunting, who championed the 1st Amendment, dies at 70," 24 Mar. 2021 Its early coverage portrayed Donald Trump as a daring, fearless leader in command of the situation. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, "Tucker Carlson Is Leading the Anti-Vax Right," 17 Mar. 2021 Some times there is an air of Ronaldo, the Brazilian one, about the way Haaland is so fearless in the final third. Graham Ruthven, Forbes, "Chelsea, Man City, Man Utd: Which Premier League Club Would Be Best For Erling Haaland?," 24 Feb. 2021 This month, in honor of International Women’s Day, CARE is hosting a series of talks with fearless women who’ve shown leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. Susanna Schrobsdorff, Time, "Why Video Calls Leave Us Lonelier and More Stressed," 14 Mar. 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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9 May 2021

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“Fearless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fearless. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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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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