Examples of valiant in a Sentence
She died last year after a valiant battle with cancer.
Despite their valiant efforts, they lost the game.
She made a valiant attempt to fix the problem.
Origin and Etymology of valiant
Middle English vailant, valiant, borrowed from Anglo-French vaillant “worthy, strong, courageous,” from present participle of valer “to be of worth,” going back to Latin valēre “to have strength, be well” — more at wield
First Known Use: 14th century
Definition of valiant
: a valiant person
First Known Use of valiant
VALIANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of valiant for English Language Learners
: having or showing courage : very brave or courageous
VALIANT Defined for Kids
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