uncowed

adjective un·cowed \ ən-ˈkau̇d \

Definition of uncowed

: showing courage or boldness : not fearful or repressed
  • He admires the Virgin's combination of uncowed curiosity and openness to God's will when Gabriel calls.
  • —David Van BiemaTime21 Mar. 2005
  • It was … a defining statement for the Maryland program, saying to the world, We're young, confident and uncowed.
  • —Kelli AndersonSports Illustrated20 Nov. 2006

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1829

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