fearlessness


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fear·less

 (fîr′lĭs)
adj.
Without fear; brave. See Synonyms at brave.

fear′less·ly adv.
fear′less·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fearlessness - feeling no fear
feeling - the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
security - freedom from anxiety or fear; "the watch dog gave her a feeling of security"
fear, fearfulness, fright - an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
2.fearlessness - the trait of feeling no fear
braveness, bravery, courage, courageousness - a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
nervelessness, coolness - fearless self-possession in the face of danger
boldness, hardihood, hardiness, daring - the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger; "the proposal required great boldness"; "the plan required great hardiness of heart"
gutsiness, pluck, pluckiness - the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury
fearfulness - the trait of being afraid

fearlessness

noun
Translations
nebojácnost
neustrašivost

fearlessness

[ˈfɪəlɪsnɪs] N (= courage) → valor m, valentía f; (= daring) → audacia f; (= spirit of adventure) → intrepidez f

fearlessness

fearlessness

[ˈfɪəlɪsnɪs] ncoraggio
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You may the better estimate his quietude by the fearlessness of a little mouse, which sits on its hind legs, in a streak of moonlight, close by Judge Pyncheon's foot, and seems to meditate a journey of exploration over this great black bulk.
This ignorant, unconscious fearlessness of his made him a little waggish in the matter of whales; he followed these fish for the fun of it; and a three years' voyage round Cape Horn was only a jolly joke that lasted that length of time.
I mention this circumstance, because, as if the cows and calves had been purposely locked up in this innermost fold; and as if the wide extent of the herd had hitherto prevented them from learning the precise cause of its stopping; or, possibly, being so young, unsophisticated, and every way innocent and inexperienced; however it may have been, these smaller whales --now and then visiting our becalmed boat from the margin of the lake --evinced a wondrous fearlessness and confidence, or else a still becharmed panic which it was impossible not to marvel at.
He tried a dozen times to express his gratitude to me, but his voice choked with emotion and he could not speak, and yet he had, as I was to later learn, a reputation for ferocity and fearlessness as a fighter that was remarkable even upon warlike Barsoom.
Two days afterward these same magistrates appeared before the cardinal and their spokesman addressed Mazarin with so much fearlessness and determination that the minister was astounded and sent the deputation away with the same answer as it had received from the Duke of Orleans -- that he would see what could be done; and in accordance with that intention a council of state was assembled and the superintendent of finance was summoned.
I consider one American," said he, "equal to three Canadians in point of sagacity, aptness at resources, self-dependence, and fearlessness of spirit.
You never seriously thought of marrying her; you admired her originality, her fearlessness, her energy of body and mind; you delighted in her talent, whatever that was, whether song, dance, or dramatic representation; you worshipped her beauty, which was of the sort after your own heart: but I am sure she filled a sphere from whence you would never have thought of taking a wife.
Natty had followed the supporters of this unexpected object to the top of the cave, and took his station at a little distance behind him, leaning no his rifle, in the midst of his pursuers, with a fearlessness that showed that heavier interests than those which affected himself were to be decided.
Such is the fearlessness, the insensibility to danger, which men acquire by the habitude of constant risk.
I believed in her fearlessness in any adventure that would interest her.
His sanguine temper, and fearlessness of mind, operated very differently on her.
Her prattle amused him, and he was both flattered and worried by the fearlessness with which she followed him everywhere.