val·​ian·​cy ˈval-yən(t)-sē How to pronounce valiancy (audio)
: valor

Word History


borrowed from Anglo-French vaillauncie, from vaillant "worthy, strong, courageous" + -ancie -ancy — more at valiant entry 1

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of valiancy was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Valiancy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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