intrepidity


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in·trep·id

 (ĭn-trĕp′ĭd)
adj.
Resolutely courageous; fearless. See Synonyms at brave.

[Latin intrepidus : in-, not; see in-1 + trepidus, alarmed.]

in′tre·pid′i·ty (-trə-pĭd′ĭ-tē), in·trep′id·ness n.
in·trep′id·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intrepidity - resolute courageousness
braveness, bravery, courage, courageousness - a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear

intrepidity

noun
Translations
شَجاعَه، بَسالَه، جَسارَه
neohroženost
frygtløshed
dirfska
neohrozenosť
korkusuzluk

intrepidity

[ˌɪntrɪˈpɪdɪtɪ] N (frm) → intrepidez f

intrepidity

intrepidity

[ˌɪntrɪˈpɪdɪtɪ] nintrepidezza

intrepid

(inˈtrepid) adjective
bold and fearless. an intrepid explorer.
inˈtrepidly adverb
ˌintreˈpidity (-ˈpi-) noun
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Though the long period of a Southern whaling voyage (by far the longest of all voyages now or ever made by man), the peculiar perils of it, and the community of interest prevailing among a company, all of whom, high or low, depend for their profits, not upon fixed wages, but upon their common luck, together with their common vigilance, intrepidity, and hard work; though all these things do in some cases tend to beget a less rigorous discipline than in merchantmen generally; yet, never mind how much like an old Mesopotamian family these whalemen may, in some primitive instances, live together; for all that, the punctilious externals, at least, of the quarter-deck are seldom materially relaxed, and in no instance done away.
However, in my thoughts I could not sufficiently wonder at the intrepidity of these diminutive mortals, who durst venture to mount and walk upon my body, while one of my hands was at liberty, without trembling at the very sight of so prodigious a creature as I must appear to them.
Bold and daring enterprise, stubborn endurance of privation, unflinching intrepidity in facing danger, and inflexible adherence to conscientious principle, had steeled to energetic and unyielding hardihood the characters of the primitive settlers of all these colonies.
So saying, he dashed into the midst of the squadron of ewes, and began spearing them with as much spirit and intrepidity as if he were transfixing mortal enemies in earnest.
Bazin was stationed in the corridor, and barred his passage with the more intrepidity that, after many years of trial, Bazin found himself near a result of which he had ever been ambitious.
And D'Artagnan, full of splendid pride and manly intrepidity, placed in Anne's hands, in a bundle, the papers that he had one by one won from her with so much difficulty.
Falling back into an attitude of lofty command, he exhorted the Typees to resist these encroachments; reminding them, with a fierce glance of exultation, that as yet the terror of their name had preserved them from attack, and with a scornful sneer he sketched in ironical terms the wondrous intrepidity of the French, who, with five war-canoes and hundreds of men, had not dared to assail the naked warriors of their valley.
The frank intrepidity of the one annoyed the other; the circumspection of the financier disgusted the soldier.
But even granting that the prize might be great, Newman could not resist a movement of admiration for his companion's intrepidity.
I told her, too, how people in such voyages were sometimes wrecked and cast on rocks, where they were saved by the intrepidity and humanity of one man.
He walked up to that with an intrepidity and a recklessness that were astonishing.
for, the reader will observe, the nations always march at the head of each other), "by the intrepidity of her explorers in the line of geographical discovery.