gutsiness


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guts·y

 (gŭt′sē)
adj. guts·i·er, guts·i·est Slang
1. Marked by courage or daring; plucky.
2. Robust and uninhibited; lusty: "the gutsy ... intensity of her musical involvement" (Judith Crist).

guts′i·ly adv.
guts′i·ness n.

gutsiness

(ˈɡʌtsɪnəs)
n
the state of being greedythe state of being brave and spirited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gutsiness - the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury
fearlessness - the trait of feeling no fear
gutlessness - the trait of lacking courage and determination; fearful of loss or injury

gutsiness

noun
Slang. The quality of mind enabling one to face danger or hardship resolutely:
Informal: spunk, spunkiness.
Slang: gut (used in plural), moxie.
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Your initial reaction may be that slotting a tiny engine into a relatively large compact MPV has 'bad idea' written all over it, but such is the gutsiness of the turbocharged 999cc powerplant that it's certainly up to the job.
For 45 minutes before Fabricio Coloccini's dismissal at Sunderland they were superb and the 2-2 draw against Chelsea was a triumph in gutsiness and resolve.
Your initial natural reaction will probably be that slotting a tiny engine into a relatively large compact MPV car has "bad idea" written all over it, but such is the gutsiness of the turbocharged 999cc powerplant that it's certainly up to the job.
If you read jump racing's results you see her name time and time again - she's a byword for gutsiness.
It''s raunchy and rude and there are whole chapters devoted to the type of sexual thoughts and practices which inhabit the lives of many women - imagine an evening with your girlfriends when you discuss the funny side of your sex life over a few bottles of wine and you''re on the right track - as Dolly learns life lessons through a succession of men she encounters, her naivety and gutsiness are displayed in equal measure with startling honesty and humour.
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And it speaks volumes for the politeness of her hosts and Daisy's gutsiness and likeability that her Bollywood routine doesn't see her dragged offstage with a big hook.
And it speaks volumes for the politeness of her hosts and Daisy's gutsiness that her Bollywood routine doesn't see her dragged off stage.
She also appears as the guest performer on the biggest dance show in India - and it speaks volumes for Daisy's gutsiness and likeability that her Bollywood dance routine doesn't see her dragged offstage with a big hook.
Katie Couric's gutsiness helped land a network job as well as countless interviews.
114) But with her typical gutsiness, she faced this dread, first sharing it with friends, then writing an article for Ms.