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

Examples of unafraid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s vital that Democrats are finally unafraid to spend money helping families secure and afford good quality care for their children. Bryce Covert, The New Republic, 21 May 2021 The series then achieves the rare feat of utilizing history as an entrée into cinema unafraid to ask, but not fully answer, questions about race, identity and violence that will haunt viewers long after the end credits roll. Peniel E. Joseph, CNN, 18 May 2021 Paule said Mitchell's accusations had a chilling effect on Thao's ability to find medical experts unafraid to testify on his behalf. Fox News, 13 May 2021 Paule said Mitchell's accusations had a chilling effect on Thao's ability to find medical experts unafraid to testify on his behalf. NBC News, 13 May 2021 Paule said Mitchell's accusations had a chilling effect on Thao's ability to find medical experts unafraid to testify on his behalf. BostonGlobe.com, 13 May 2021 Paule said Mitchell's accusations had a chilling effect on Thao's ability to find medical experts unafraid to testify on his behalf. Amy Forliti And Steve Karnowski, USA TODAY, 13 May 2021 Olive is the most social media obsessed person on the team who is unafraid to speak her mind, especially when the moment calls for someone to do so. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, 16 Apr. 2021 Men should feel compelled to share their failures, unafraid of appearing vulnerable and proud of being resilient. Shelley Zalis, Forbes, 13 May 2021

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First Known Use of unafraid

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unafraid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unafraid. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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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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