Definition of heroism
1 : heroic conduct especially as exhibited in fulfilling a high purpose or attaining a noble end
2 : the qualities of a hero
Examples of heroism in a sentence
women who showed heroism by fighting for their right to vote
the inspiring heroism of the firefighters who risked their lives to save the people trapped in the burning building
First Known Use of heroism
HEROISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of heroism for English Language Learners
: great courage
HEROISM Defined for Kids
Definition of heroism for Students
1 : behavior showing great courage especially for a noble purpose the heroism of soldiers
2 : the qualities of a hero We honor the heroism of our forefathers.
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