dauntlessness


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Related to dauntlessness: courageously, braveness

daunt·less

 (dônt′lĭs, dänt′-)
adj.
Incapable of being intimidated or discouraged; fearless. See Synonyms at brave.

daunt′less·ly adv.
daunt′less·ness n.
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Noun1.dauntlessness - resolute courageousness
braveness, bravery, courage, courageousness - a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear

dauntlessness

noun
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Struck by his desperate dauntlessness, and his wild desire to visit Christendom, the captain at last relented, and told him he might make himself at home.
Fallaci was born in 1929 to working-class parents and proved her dauntlessness as a tiny, pigtailed bike messenger for anti-Fascists in the Second World War Florence, when she was just 14.
She is described as being a "straight-talking Northern-accented girl, someone remarkable for her dauntlessness and integrity.
It took a while before I finished it, but when I did, I managed to bring home with me the essential lesson of dauntlessness and curiosity.
The actual soldier of 1862-'65, North and South, with all his ways, his incredible dauntlessness, habits, practices, tastes, language, his fierce friendship, his appetite, rankness, his superb strength and animality, lawless gait, and a hundred unnamed lights and shades of camp, I say, will never be written.
Their resolve drives them to build empires and there are times when that dauntlessness gives them the strength to rise from the ashes.
Thus, some of the desirable qualities examined in "Wizards, Beavers, and Such" include cooperation, construction, compromise, courage, dauntlessness, and many more.
When an exhibition of the reduced-scale bronzes of the Races of Mankind was shown in Paris at the Trocadero Museum in November 1933 (figure 3), the French critic Louis Vauxcelles wrote, "one does not know which to admire most, the dauntlessness of the explorer or the forceful talent of the artist.