un·​daunt·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈdȯn-təd How to pronounce undaunted (audio) , -ˈdän- \

Definition of undaunted

: courageously resolute especially in the face of danger or difficulty : not discouraged

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Other Words from undaunted

undauntedly adverb

Examples of undaunted in a Sentence

The firefighters were undaunted by the dangerous conditions they faced. Undaunted, they continued on their journey.
Recent Examples on the Web Derreumaux is aware of these concerns but remains undaunted. Gregory Thomas, San Francisco Chronicle, 30 May 2021 Facebook surely will remain undaunted in the wake of the board’s judgment. Jacob Silverman, The New Republic, 5 May 2021 The President’s ambitious plan, which includes retrofitting the nation’s televisions to automatically change the channel when Carlson appears, is unlikely to garner Republican support, but Biden remained undaunted. Andy Borowitz, The New Yorker, 22 Apr. 2021 China, for its part, appears undaunted, even defiant. New York Times, 19 Feb. 2021 My Navajo friends and guides, however, are completely undaunted. Kiliii Yüyan, Travel + Leisure, 26 Nov. 2020 This is the Gray many know and love (or hate), the undaunted Gray who bows neither to the gods nor thinkers who came before him. Washington Post, 24 Nov. 2020 As so many cultural and sporting practices took a break or shut down, surf culture continued, undaunted. George Mccalman, SFChronicle.com, 31 Oct. 2020 The civil-rights movement was made possible by women and men of undaunted courage. Kevin Baker, Harper's Magazine, 27 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of undaunted

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Undaunted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undaunted. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of undaunted

: not afraid to continue doing something or trying to do something even though there are problems, dangers, etc.


un·​daunt·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈdȯn-təd How to pronounce undaunted (audio) \

Kids Definition of undaunted

: not discouraged or afraid to continue She was undaunted despite setbacks.

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