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brave and resolute; dauntless.
stout′-heart′ed•ly, adv.
stout′-heart′ed•ness, n.


[ˈstaʊtˈhɑːtɪd] ADJvaliente, resuelto


[ˌstaʊtˈhɑːtɪd] adj (liter) → coraggioso/a, valoroso/a


(staut) adjective
1. strong or thick. a stout stick.
2. brave and resolute. stout resistance; stout opposition.
3. fat. He's getting stout.
ˌstout-ˈhearted adjective
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The Paphlagonians were commanded by stout-hearted Pylaemanes from Enetae, where the mules run wild in herds.
But at this notion Dame Perronnette lamented and cried in such a manner, and so implored the old nobleman, with tears in her eyes, that he promised her to obtain a ladder long enough to reach down, while she went in search of some stout-hearted youth, whom she was to persuade that a jewel had fallen into the well, and that this jewel was wrapped in a paper.
Even the heavy John was not unmoved by the beauty of their road, while the bowman whistled lustily or sang snatches of French love songs in a voice which might have scared the most stout-hearted maiden that ever hearkened to serenade.
And they readily heard and obeyed their dear daughter, and told her all that was destined to happen touching Cronos the king and his stout-hearted son.
And she bare him a stout-hearted son, Atlas: also she bare very glorious Menoetius and clever Prometheus, full of various wiles, and scatter-brained Epimetheus who from the first was a mischief to men who eat bread; for it was he who first took of Zeus the woman, the maiden whom he had formed.
Cold souls, mules, the blind and the drunken, I do not call stout-hearted.
Too terrified by this savage apparition to jump up or even to scream, she was yet too stout-hearted to faint.
But we are three well-armed, and I think I may see three stout-hearted men--"
No, no, to be sure,' replied the Jew; 'you were too stout-hearted for that.
A combination of Ajmal's craft and Joe Leach's stout-hearted medium-fast bowling routed Hampshire for 183 and, having been hurried into following on 295 behind, there was nothing to suggest an imminent escape from their current crisis of confidence.
He added: "A few stout-hearted MPs and peers and hundreds, maybe soon thousands, of candidates, councillors and Lib Dem members all over Britain are now fighting constituency by constituency for a leadership election.
The stout-hearted lady refuses, however, making it clear that, as far as her palace is concerned, she would never make any compromise.