undaunted

adjective
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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undauntedly adverb

Examples of undaunted in a Sentence

The firefighters were undaunted by the dangerous conditions they faced. Undaunted, they continued on their journey.

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Alli’s optimism serves as evidence of it: an English player not just undaunted by playing for England, but actively cherishing it. Rory Smith, New York Times, "Dele Alli and England Drop Their Guard and Their Past," 18 June 2018 The social norms of this world are also chaotic, since users can be anonymous and their social contact therefore undaunted by ordinary interpersonal consequences. Josephine Livingstone, The New Republic, "Who Owns the Crusades?," 11 June 2019 Through the ups and downs and trying to prepare for whatever team the Warriors eventually limp onto the court, Nurse has appeared undaunted. Rusty Simmons, SFChronicle.com, "Toronto coach Nick Nurse unfazed by Warriors’ ever-changing lineups," 7 June 2019 Daenerys, as usual, seems undaunted by the massive downsizing of her troops. Ineye Komonibo, Marie Claire, "Will the Golden Company Betray Cersei Lannister and Determine Westeros' Ruler?," 30 Apr. 2019 Mosby says her office has remained undaunted despite four police commissioners, Gray’s death and unprecedented police corruption scandals. Tim Prudente, baltimoresun.com, "Baltimore state's attorney race heats up morning radio during second debate," 13 June 2018 The Parkland survivors have emerged as undaunted advocates for gun policy reform as well as Twitter and Instagram celebrities. Jeff Barker, Washington Post, "School shootings spur students to write — or text — letters to lawmakers," 28 June 2018 But Fadi's brother Ali, undaunted, is already looking forward to next year. Cormac O'brien, The Christian Science Monitor, "Refugees in Ireland find their footing with soccer tournament," 5 July 2018 The Parkland survivors have emerged as undaunted advocates for gun policy reform as well as Twitter and Instagram celebrities. Jeff Barker, Washington Post, "School shootings spur students to write — or text — letters to lawmakers," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of undaunted

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of undaunted was in the 15th century

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undaunted

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of undaunted

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

undaunted

adjective
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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