unafraid

adjective
un·​afraid | \ ˌən-ə-ˈfrād How to pronounce unafraid (audio) , Southern also -ə-ˈfred\

Definition of unafraid

: not afraid or frightened : not fearful unafraid of the dark unafraid to try new things

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Having Irving and Rondo in the same locker room is a combustible combination, but Brooklyn is unafraid of a gamble. Michael Shapiro, SI.com, "Finding New Teams for the Top Remaining Non-Kawhi Free Agents," 2 July 2019 For those unafraid of crowds and a little chaos, the combination swap meet and flea market at Anaheim Indoor Marketplace is chockablock with stalls stocked with it all. Jim Webster, Twin Cities, "In Orlando or Anaheim for a Disney vacation? Explore the cities beyond the gates, too," 29 June 2019 For those unafraid of crowds and a little chaos, the combination swap meet and flea market at Anaheim Indoor Marketplace is chockablock with stalls stocked with it all. Noy Thrupkaew And Jim Webster, Houston Chronicle, "In Orlando or Anaheim for a Disney vacation? Explore the cities beyond the gates, too," 28 June 2019 Soderbergh is an underminer by comic temperament and a filmmaker unafraid of irony. Michael Phillips, chicagotribune.com, "'Unsane' review: 'The Crown's' Claire Foy takes a stroll down Shock Corridor," 22 Mar. 2018 Injuries behind him, Ukrainian high jumper Bohdan Bondarenko is unafraid of the future. oregonlive.com, "Genzebe Dibaba edges Sifan Hassan in an epic 1,500, Nijel Amos wins: Oregon track & field rundown," 17 June 2019 This week, Roy lobbed a procedural monkey wrench into a series of spending votes, contributing to a 4:01 a.m. adjournment on Thursday and embellishing his profile as a politician unafraid to poke his finger in the eye of the institution. Bill Lambrecht, ExpressNews.com, "Texas Rep. Chip Roy again pushes House into OT, irking the ‘swamp creatures’," 14 June 2019 In his prepared speeches, Trump has been unafraid to speak in plainly moral terms, and to call on the best traditions of American rhetoric. Matthew Continetti, National Review, "Trump’s Great D-Day Speech," 6 June 2019 Beckett’s work was famously free from concerns with conventional storytelling and unafraid of silence, spare to the point of ascetic. Kathleen Rooney, New York Times, "Three Literary Critics Who Engage With Their Subjects, Unconventionally," 27 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of unafraid

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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unafraid

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unafraid

: not frightened or fearful : not afraid

unafraid

adjective
un·​afraid | \ ˌən-ə-ˈfrād\

Kids Definition of unafraid

: not afraid

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