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
Recent Examples of heroism from the Web
Such singularities are useful to the common perception of heroism.
The Pentagon in recent years has pored over records and interviews to determine if heroism since has been undervalued.
The most brutal battles since Vietnam took place in Iraq, in cities such as Baghdad, Fallujah and Ramadi, and acts of heroism abounded.
That step and the holiday are seen as a larger effort by nationalist authorities to stress Polish heroism during World War II.
The little blue pill, in all this talk of American heroism, was merely implied.
There’s an undeniable boldness and heroism about this, yet the striking — and perhaps disorienting — thing about Bullock’s recital, presented by Cal Performances, was how soft-edged the whole affair was.
What was initially held up as an act of heroism soon turned contentious, with Officer Scott Sefranka, and Maricopa County Sheriff's Posse member Phillip Grigg blaming one another for the violent encounter.
FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs said the video showed the officers' heroism.
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First Known Use of heroism
bravery, courage, courageousness, daring, daringness, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, gallantry, greatheartedness, guts, gutsiness, hardihood, heart, intestinal fortitude, intrepidity, intrepidness, moxie, nerve, prowess, stoutness, valor, virtue;
HEROISM Defined for English Language Learners
: great courage
HEROISM Defined for Kids
- the heroism of soldiers
- We honor the heroism of our forefathers.
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