Definition of valiant
- valiant soldiers
- valiant feats
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.
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bold, brave, courageous, dauntless, doughty, fearless, gallant, greathearted, gutsy, heroic (also heroical), intrepid, lionhearted, manful, stalwart, stout, stouthearted, undauntable, undaunted, valorous;
chicken, chickenhearted, chicken-livered, coward, cowardly, craven, dastardly, fainthearted, fearful, gutless, lily-livered, nerveless, spineless, spiritless, timorous, uncourageous, ungallant, unheroic, weakhearted, yellow;
: having or showing courage : very brave or courageous
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