from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The condition or quality of being brave; courage.
  • noun Splendor or magnificence; show.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being brave; courage; heroism; undaunted spirit; intrepidity; gallantry; fearlessness.
  • noun Showiness; splendor; magnificence.
  • noun Show; ostentation; parade.
  • noun Bravado; boast.
  • noun A showy person.
  • noun Synonyms Valor, daring, pluck, boldness, mettle, audacity. For comparison, see brave.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being brave; fearless; intrepidity.
  • noun obsolete The act of braving; defiance; bravado.
  • noun Splendor; magnificence; showy appearance; ostentation; fine dress.
  • noun obsolete A showy person; a fine gentleman; a beau.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Being brave, courageousness.
  • noun countable A brave act.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
  • noun feeling no fear


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