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

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.
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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 8 Aug. 2022.

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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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