greathearted

adjective
great·​heart·​ed | \ ˈgrāt-ˌhär-təd How to pronounce greathearted (audio) \

Definition of greathearted

1 : characterized by bravery : courageous

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Other Words from greathearted

greatheartedly adverb
greatheartedness noun

Examples of greathearted in a Sentence

those greathearted but otherwise ordinary individuals who answered their country's call for military service a greathearted program to provide basic necessities to millions of children in war-torn countries

First Known Use of greathearted

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of greathearted was in the 14th century

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“Greathearted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greathearted. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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